24th Annual Prairie Dog Blues Fest Dates Announced!

The 2022 Prairie Dog Blues Fest will be July 28-30, 2022.

Tickets on sale now!

New for 2022! We are adding a Thursday night Kick-Off Party! The party will start at 5:00pm and will be hosted by The Ghost Town Blues Band from Memphis. Music is from 6:30-10:30pm on the tent stage. This is a free night, no ticket required. Absolutely no carry-ins of food or drink. All food vendors and non-food vendors will be set-up and open for business at 5pm. Tiki Tim & Mississippi Mike will be cooking-up an alligator and offering free samples!

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!


2022 Blues Fest Line-Up

Thursday, July 28th

PDBF Kick-Off Party
New This Year - Free Admission
6:30pm The Ghost Town Blues Band

Friday, July 29th

5:00pm Katie Henry

7:00pm Jimmy Nick & Don’t Tell Mama

9:00pm Joanna Connor

11:00pm The Steepwater Band

Friday Beer Tent Left Wing Bourbon

Saturday, July 30st

12:30pm Mama’s Worry

2:30pm Avey Grouws

4:30pm Eddie Turner

6:30pm Veronica Lewis

8:30pm Gabe Stillman

10:30pm Caleb Johnson (Winner of American Idol)

Saturday Beer Tent Dirty Red & The Soul Shakers

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.

Caleb Johnson - Dream On [American Idol] Joanna Connor Band - Walkin' Blues Gabe Stillman Band - Crawling King Snake
Veronica Lewis - You Ain't Unlucky Katie Henry - On My Way