Blues Festival

Event date: 

Friday, March 31, 2017 (All day) to Sunday, April 2, 2017 (All day)

Coeur d'Alene Blues Festival

The 8th Annual Coeur d'Alene Blues Festival, winner of the Inland Empire Blues Society, 2015 & 2016 - "Best Blues Festival", will once again be hosted this season at The Coeur d'Alene Resort. The invitation is open to all for a soul swingin' weekend celebrating the best of modern blues, featuring many of the most popular blues bands on the planet.

Make it a weekend getaway stay with a two-night package, including accommodations and all-access tickets to the Coeur d'Alene Blues Festival entertainment venues.

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

Schedule of Events

Friday, March 31

The Resort Lobby
3:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Featuring Sara Brown

Whispers Lounge
4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Featuring Robb Boatsman

Taphouse Unchained
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Featuring Paul Mata & Don Chilcott
Tickets: No admission charge

Blues Cruise on Lake Coeur d'Alene & After Cruise Party
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM (7:00 PM boarding)
Multiple Bands and Two Boats tied together for one amazing Blues Festival Concert on the Lake. Featuring the Bobby Patterson Band & Kenny James Miller Band. Following the cruise, join the afterparty entertainment at The Resort Plaza Shops.
Cruise Tickets: $25 each
(available for online purchase starting March 21, 10:00 AM)

The Resort Plaza Shops Center Court - After Cruise Party
Starting at 9:00 PM
Featuring Charlie Butts & The Filter Tips
Tickets - No admission charge


Saturday, April 1

Lakeview Terrace Roof Top Blues Party
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Featuring The High Risk Group
Tickets - $5.00 (complimentary with festival wrist band)

Whisper's Lounge
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Featuring The Doghouse Boyz
Tickets - No admission charge

Blues Festival Main Event - At The Resort Convention Center
Five Bands | Two Stages | 7 Hours of Continuous Performances
4:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Robert Barrett & Coyote Kings | 4:30
Ty Curtis Band | 5:30s
Stacy Jones Band | 7:00
Laith Al-Saadi | 8:30
Sara Brown Band | Late Show
Tickets - $35.00 (advance purchase only)



Sunday, April 2

Dockside Restaruant
10:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Blues Sunday Brunch with Gospel Singers
Tickets - Included in $29.95 Brunch

Blues Cruise Brunch - New this season!
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM (boarding at 10:30 AM)
All aboard for a scrumptious Sunday Brunch lake cruise featuring the Ty Curtis Band Acoustic. Tickets and pricing information available soon.

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