26th Annual Prairie Dog Blues Fest Dates Announced!

The 2024 Prairie Dog Blues Fest will be July 25-27, 2024. Tickets on sale online May 15, 2024

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!

24th Annual The Blues Cafe March 8-9, 2024

On behalf of our friends at the Great Northern Blues Society, we invite you to celebrate 24 years of the Blues Café Friday, March 8 and Saturday, March 9. Tickets and info at gnbs.org. We hope you can join for a weekend of great music, and to celebrate 24 years of good times at the Blues Café.

2024 Blues Fest Line-Up

Thursday, July 25th

PDBF Kick-Off Party
Free Admission

6:30-8pm & 9:00-10:30pm TBD

Beer Tent Stage
8-9pm & 10:30-Midnight TBD

Friday, July 26th

5:30pm TBD

7:30pm TBD

9:30pm TBD

Friday Beer Tent

Saturday, July 27th

1:00pm TBD

3:10pm TBD

5:20pm TBD

7:30pm TBD

9:30pm TBD

Saturday Beer Tent TBD

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