Destination Blues

“Your Year-’Round Blues Heaven on Route 11.”

The fourth annual Festival will take place on February 17th, 18th, and 19th, 2017, and will feature the Otis Taylor Band at the Caldwell Consistory on Saturday evening and Lea Gilmore performing Gospel Blues with a local choir at Wesley United Methodist Church on Sunday!

Tickets now available at!

Confirmed for the Caldwell Consistory:
Otis Taylor, 9 p.m.
Joanna Connor, 7 p.m.
John Nemeth, 5 p.m.
Swampcandy, Downstairs stage

Tickets also available through Celebrity Artist Series.

Organized by The Exchange in partnership with the Briggs Farm Blues Festival, and with start-up collaboration from Downtown Bloomsburg, Inc., and the Billtown Blues Association, Destination Blues features international, national, and regional blues performers at multiple venues.

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In addition to the three-day Festival, Destination Blues also sponsors events throughout the year — a concert after ArtFest in Bloomsburg in August, and we bring Blues musicians into area schools for workshops and performances. Read about this exciting outreach program.

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We expect to have the following Friday venues for 2017:
Free buses run between participating hotels and all venues on Friday evening, and between hotels and the Caldwell Consistory on Saturday.

Information current as of 10/10/16
* denotes Saturday venue also
** denotes Sunday venue also

Berwick Brewing, 328 W. Front St., Berwick
Bandit’s Roadhouse, 1922 W. Front, Berwick
Lightstreet Hotel, 1361 Main St., Bloom
Turkey Hill Brewing, 990 Central Rd., Bloom
Marley’s Brewery, 1323 Columbia Blvd., Bloom
Steph’s Subs, 150 East Main Street, Bloomsburg
*Balzano’s, 112 East Main Street, Bloomsburg
Capitol, 45 East Main Street, Bloomsburg
Rose Marie’s, 26 Rear East Main St., Bloom
*Fog & Flame, 34 East Main Street, Bloomsburg
Filet 18, 18 West Main Street, Bloomsburg
West End Ale Haus, 117 W. Main St., Bloom
LT Evans, 334 Walnut Street, Danville
**Pine Barn Inn, 1 Pine Barn Place, Danville
*Old Forge Brewing, 298 Mill Street, Danville
The Booth Theater, 116 Mill Street, Danville

With Richard Briggs of the Briggs Farm Blues Festival producing Destination Blues, you know we will have an even more exciting line-up year after year.