20 years in the making! July 28 & 29, 2017

20th Anniversary Prairie Dog Blues Fest!

July 28 & 29, 2017

Welcome to prairiedogblues.com! The Prairie Dog Blues Festival is held every year on historic St. Feriole Island, right on the Mississippi River and nestled between jagged cliffs and green hills untouched by the Ice Age!

Once you get that cold drink in your hand, great tunes in your ear and good, friendly people all around, you’ll realize your at one of the most beautiful venues anywhere. You’ll soon be calling yourself a Prairie Dogger! Blues and Roots music from Chicago Blues to West Coast Jump, hard-driving Mississippi Hill Country Blues, New Orleans horns and Texas Boogie, Zydeco, Gospel, Blues Rock – We’ve got it all!

Video Highlights


No Sinner – “Boo Hoo Hoo”


John Nemeth – “Sooner or Later”


Jane Lee Hooker – “Mannish Boy”

ThOe Prairie Dog Blues Festival is held every year on historic St. Feriole Island, right on the Mississippi River and nestled between jagged cliffs and green hills untouched by the Ice Age!

2017 Blues Fest Line-Up

Friday, July 29th

5:00pm TBA

7:00pm TBA


9:00pm TBA


11:00pm TBA


Friday Beer Tent TBA

Saturday, July 30th

12:30pm TBA


2:30pm TBA

4:30pm TBA


6:30pm TBA


8:30pm TBA


10:30pm TBA


Saturday Beer Tent TBA

Famous Prairie Dog Beer Girls


At the Prairie Dog Fest, you don't have to get out of your chair for a beer. These friendly, beautiful ladies will fetch 'em for ya!

Past Blues Fest Photos

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All Kinds of Blues!

(above video) Tab Benoit

A part of the great variety of blues music you will hear at the Prairie Dog Blues Festival.
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