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March 20 - 22

The 11th Annual Coeur d'Alene Blues Festival, a five-time winner of the Inland Empire Blues Society - "Best Blues Festival", will once again be hosted this season at The Coeur d'Alene Resort. The Coeur d'Alene Blues Festival will feature the best talent from local, regional and national blues artists. The invitation is open to all for a soul swingin' weekend celebrating the best of modern blues, showcasing many of the most popular blues bands on the planet.

2020 Featured Bands

Overnight Stay Packages

Blues Fest Cruise to the Blues Package
Cruise to the Blues Festival Friday Night performances at the Hagadone Event Center on the Lake. Including lakeside accommodations and two tickets to the Lake Cruise to the Friday Night Live! Blues concert at the event center ($78 value). For an evening stay on Friday, March 20th only.

  • Cruise to the Blues with the Doghouse Boyz or the Kenny James Band
  • Friday Night Live! at the event center on the lake featuring Lloyd Jones Struggle
Starting at only *$239

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Blues Fest Main Event Package
Don’t miss the opportunity to experience the Blues Festival Main Event at The Resort Convention Center. Includes lakeside accommodations, two all-access tickets to the Rooftop Party, Main Event 5-Band Performances and $100 Resort Dining Credit. ($195 value). For evening stay on Saturday, March 21st only.

  • Rooftop Party featuring Charlie Butts & The Filter Tips
  • Main Blues event featuring a full 5-band, 7-hour extravaganza of the finest Blues Bands around
Starting at only *$339

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Blues Fest Ultimate Weekend Package
Make it a full two-night stay with the all-inclusive Blues Festival Getaway Package. Includes lakeside accommodations, two all-access tickets to the Friday evening Cruise to the Blues, Friday Night Live!, Saturday Rooftop Party, Main Event 5-Band Performances and $100 Resort Dining Credit. ($273 value). For evening stay on Friday, March 20th & Saturday, March 21st.

  • Cruise to the Blues with the Doghouse Boyz or the Kenny James Band
  • Friday Night Live! at the event center on the lake featuring Lloyd Jones Struggle
  • Rooftop Party featuring Charlie Butts & The Filter Tips
  • Main Blues event featuring a full 5-band, 7-hour extravaganza of the finest Blues Bands around
Starting at only *$289 per night (*$578 total package)

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Schedule of Events

Friday, March 20

The Coeur d'Alene Resort Lobby
3:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Open Admission, featuring Bubble and Squeak

Whispers Lounge
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Open Admission, featuring Rusty and Ginger

Taphouse Unchained
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Open Admission, featuring Bobby & Randy

Cruise to The Blues - Lake Coeur d'Alene Cruise
7:00 PM - 9:45 PM (6:30 PM boarding)
Two separate lake cruises featuring either The Doghouse Boyz or the Kenny James Miller Band. Cruise to the Hagadone Event Center on the shores of Lake Coeur d’Alene for another Blues Festival act, performed by Lloyd Jones Struggle.
Cruise & Event Center Performance Tickets: $29.00 (available with inclusive stay packages)

Friday Night Live! | Resort Convention Center
Starting at 9:00 PM, featuring Soul Proprietor
Tickets: $10.00 (complimentary with Blues Festival overnight stay packages)

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Saturday, March 21

The Rooftop Blues Party
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Featuring Charlie Butts & The Filter Tips on The Coeur d'Alene Resort Terrace Deck.
Tickets: $5.00 (complimentary with festival wristband)

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Whisper's Lounge
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Open Admission, featuring Rusty and Ginger

Blues on the Water Lake Cruises
Featuring live entertainment by Lloyd Jones Struggle. These 90-minute cruises are open to all ages. Full bar with hot dogs and snacks available for on-board purchase. Boarding at the Resort Boardwalk Marina, 11:00 PM boarding, 11:30 - 1:00 PM. Second Cruise, 1:30 boarding, 2:00 - 3:30 PM.

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Blues Festival Main Event - At The Resort Convention Center

Five Bands | Two Stages | 7 Hours of Continuous Performances
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM.

Featuring:
Diego Romero | 4:00
Rae Gordon Band | 5:30
Sugaray Rayford | 7:00
Ana Popovic | 8:30
Whack A Mole | 10:00

Tickets: $42.50 each (advance purchase only)

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VIP Blues Festival Upgrade
For a more memorable weekend overnight package experience, purchase a VIP upgrade! $50 VIP Upgrade Pass includes:

  • One hour "Meet the Artists" Reception Party in The Resort's Hagadone Suite on Saturday, 2:00 - 3:00 PM
  • Hors d'oeuvres and beverages provided
  • Reserved VIP table seating for the main festival event
  • Friday Blues Lake Cruise early boarding (6:00 PM)

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Sunday, March 22

Gospel Brunch at Dockside Restaurant
9:00 AM - 1:30 PM.
Featuring Voices 4 Praise Gospel Quartet. Brunch pricing: Adults - $35.95, Seniors (55+) - $25.95, Children 5 - 12 - $18.95, Children 4 & Under - Free.

Blues Cruise Sunday Brunch
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM (boarding at 10:30 AM)
All aboard for a scrumptious Sunday Brunch lake cruise featuring acoustic music by Lloyd Jones.
All Tickets: $60.00

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For more information or to purchase separate event tickets, contact The Resort Business Center at 208-765-4000, ext.21

*Accommodation packages are based on availability and do not include tax & surcharge.


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