25th Annual Prairie Dog Blues Fest Dates Announced!

The 2023 Prairie Dog Blues Fest will be July 27-29, 2023. Tickets on sale online May 15, 2023

Online ticket sales have ended. Tickets will still be available at the gate!

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!

2023 Blues Fest Line-Up

Thursday, July 27th

PDBF Kick-Off Party
Free Admission

6:30-8pm & 9:00-10:30pm High Mileageband pic High Mileage

Beer Tent Stage
8-9pm & 10:30-Midnight Kris Lager Bandband pic Kris Lager

Friday, July 28th

5:30pm Tullie Brae band pic Tullie Brae

7:30pm John Primerband pic John Primer

9:30pm Victor Wainwright & The Trainband pic Victor Wainwright

Friday Beer Tent Kris Lager Bandband pic Kris Lager

Saturday, July 29th

1:00pm Kyle Renfroband pic Kyle Renfro

3:10pm Duwayne Burnsideband pic Duwayne Burnside

5:20pm Reverend Raven & the Chain Smokin' Altar Boys (Featuring Westside Andy)band pic Duwayne Burnside

7:30pm Nick Schnebelenband pic Nick Schneblen

9:30pm Jane Lee Hookerband pic Jane Lee Hooker

Saturday Beer Tent Orphan Jon & The Abandonedband pic Orphan Jon

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!

All Kinds of Blues!

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

Jane Lee Hooker - Mannish Boy Victor Wainwright & The Train - Money John Primer - Hard Times
Nick Schnebelen - What Key Is Trouble In? Duwayne Burnside - Under Pressure