Boundary Waters Blues Festival inc
127 East Sheridan
Ely, Minnesota 55731
218-349-5520
info@rangeblues.com
Looking Back
2001 - Year #1 – 1 Day Event, held in Whiteside Park in Ely, during the Harvest Moon Festival. Performer: Rico McFarland 

2002 - Year #2 – 1 Day Event – Whiteside Park, Ely, MN
Performers: Peach, Melvin Taylor & Little Milton

2003 - Year #3 – 2 Day Event - Longbranch in Winton, MN
Performers: Bernard Allison, Ronnie Baker Brooks, Melvin Taylor, Georgie Bonds, Big Walter Smith and Jacob Michael

2004 - Year #4 – 2 Day Event - Longbranch in Winton, MN
Performers: Melvin Taylor, Paul Mayasich with Benderheads, Sky Blues Band, Mojo Buford, Smokin' Joe Kubik, Bernard Allison, Renee Austin,

2005 - Year #5 – 3 Day Event - Longbranch in Winton, MN 
Performers: Rita Chiarelli, Curtis Brothers, Paul Mayasich and the Benderheads, Jimmy D. Lane, Carlos Johnson, Kelly Richey, Bernard Allison, Bobby Rush

2006 - Year #6 – 3 Day Event – Longbranch, Winton, MN
Performers: Rolando Bros, Cool Disposition, Vital Support, Rob Blaine, Fruteland Jackson, Big Walter Smith & the Groove Merchants, Paul Mayasich with Benderheads, Chris Beard, Kelly Richey, Floyd Miles and Ernie Lancaster

2007 - Year #7 - 3 Day Event - Longbranch in Winton, MN – Both Barrels, The Lisa Wenger Band, Scottie Miller & The Re-Uptake Inhibitors, Bob Bingham, Reverend Raven and the Chain Smokin' Altar Boys with RJ Mischo, Johnny Rawls, Jason Ricci & New Blood, Shawn Kellerman, Diunna Greenleaf, Paul Mayasich with Benderheads & Anthony Gomes

2008 - Year #8 – 3 Day Event – Longbranch in Winton, MN
Performers: Alex Wilson, Ross William Perry, Deb Callahan, Big George's House Party, Albert Castiglia, 112 North Duck, Virgil Caine, Nellie “Tiger” Travis, Biscuit Miller & the Mix, Larry McCray

2009 - Year #9 - 3 Day Event – Ely Office Park, Ely, MN
Performers: Levee Town, Howard & the White Boys, Jimi Primetime Smith, Davina & the Vagabands, Brandon Scott Sellner, Gas House Gorillas, The Kinsey Report, Carlos Johnson and Wayne Baker Brooks

2010 – Year #10 - 4 Day Event – Itasca County Fairgrounds, Grand Rapids, MN
Performers: Ross William Perry, Rob Blaine, Perry Webber and the Devilles, Lil' Slim, 
Vince Agwada, Virgil Caine, Big Walter Smith, Funky Mojo Daddy, Eddie Turner, Bernard Allison

2011 – Year #11 - 3 Day Event – Itasca County Fairgrounds, Grand Rapids, MN

2012 – Year #12 – Proctor, MN - 2 Day Event

2013 – Year #13 –   Longbranch, Winton, MN 3 Day Event

2014 – Year #14 – Longbranch, Winton, MN 4 Day EventSugar Blue, Shawn Holt and the Teardrops , Becky Barksdale, Ken Valdez, RAMM Band / Paul Mayasich, Jimmi and the Band of Souls, Annie Mack, Chainsaw Duponte, Alex Maryol,Bryan Naughton Band, Dave Lambert, Blue Wolf Band.


2015 – Year #15 – Longbranch, Winton, MN 4 Day Event


August 17 - 20, 2017
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