ROCKLAND – The North Atlantic Blues Festival celebrates its 16th anniversary on Saturday and Sunday, July 11-12, at Harbor Park. Last year, more than 15,000 blues fans attended the event.

Following Saturday’s show, ticketholders will be able to participate in the popular club crawl. State and regional blues acts will perform in 19 separate venues and on Main Street, all within walking distance of each other.
Festival tickets for either day are $25 in advance, $30 at the gate. A weekend pass is $45 in advance, $60 at the gate. Advance ticket sales end on Monday, July 6. For tickets, call 593-1189 or go online at
Here is the two-day lineup, with shows starting at 11 a.m.:
Saturday, July 11:
Homemade Jamz Blues Band
Super Chikan
Saffire and The Uppity Blues Women
Zac Harmon
Bobby Rush

Sunday, July 12
Eden Brent
Mississippi Heat
Jimmy Thackery
Joe Louis Walker
Kenny Neal’s Family Reunion

Matt Wigler will play between acts.

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