Rowan Blues and Jazz Society

Dedicated to preserve, promote and present the art forms of blues and jazz music with emphasis on musical performances by musicians from the Piedmont Region of North Carolina...

The Rowan Blues and Jazz Society
celebrating
16th Annual Blues and Jazz Festival
Free General Admission

To be Determined

This is what you missed in previous years.

Past Schedule

2pm until 11pm
200 West Fisher Street
Historic Downtown Salisbury.

Limited VIP Reservations Available

"Bringing back the most requested performers by the fans of the last 15 years."

Returning to Salisbury - Fall 2013

Homemade Jamz Blues Band

Shelia Klinefelter Band

 

Brubakers Jazz Band

Joe Robinson Jazz Band

Phil Wiggins  and John Dee Holeman

Two Legends performing together again.

Matt Walsh Band

Mini Funk Factory Band

Rufty Holmes Senior Guitar Ensemble

"A Family Friendly Festival"

Bring the family early to the

The Late Jackie Torrence Tribute

Storytelling Festival  10am to 12:30pm.
October 19 across from Main Library
Free To the Public

RAIN OR SHINE


Special Guest Author, Logan Mauldin Age 10

Hosted by Storyteller, Beverly F. Burnett
Featuring
Salisbury's Own Storyteller


  Robert Jones 


N.C Association of Black Storytellers      

Gates open at 1pm for the

Blues and Jazz festival.

Arts, Craft and International Food Vendors

Bring your own comfortable chairs and blankets

Family friendly, handicap accessible event.

Activities for all ages.

No pets or coolers are allowed.

FREE GENERAL ADMISSION

Tickets for VIP Seating


Schedule

Prelude Event

The Story Teller, “Jackie Torrence” Tribute Mini-Festival

Facilitated by the NC Black Storytellers Association and Others…

Featuring the Ten Year Old Author, Logan Mauldin and others.

10:00 am – 12:30 pm

 

Performer Schedule

1:45       Salisbury Mini Funk Factory

2:15       Rufty-Holmes Center Guitar Ensemble

3:00       Ladies Auxiliary Blues Band with Shiela Klinefelter

4:00       The Brubakers Jazz Band

5:00       Matt Walsh featuring Chuck Cotton & Mookie Brill

6:00       Joe Robinson Jazz Band

7:00       Phil Wiggins (Formerly with the late John Cephas)

8:00       The Legendary John Dee Holeman

9:00       Homemade Jamz Blues Band featuring Ryan, Kyle & Taya Perry

 

Schedule and performers subject to change. Check this website regularly for updates.

Information Phone  704-640-2542


PAST ROWAN BLUES AND JAZZ FESTIVALS

Richard rocked the blues and they loved him.  You missed a good one if you forgot to come out to experience his talents.


 Videos from the 2012 Festival

MUSICANS THAT YOU MISSED IN 2012


HARPER AND MIDWEST KIND

 
 

FRUTELAND JACKSON

 

Mac Arnold and Plate full of Blues

 

JOE ROBINSON JAZZ BAND

   

 

GUEST FLUTIST Julia Price

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2011 Leading Ladies of Blues and Jazz:

EDEN BRENT BEVERLY GUITAR WATKINS
PENNY ZAMAGNI
WITH THE KING BEES
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TONI SPEARMAN
  BRENDA MORIE

See Video Clips of Past Festivals on Our Youtube Channel

Brenda Morie and Joe Robinson (2011)

Mac Arnold (2010)