The Mississippi Valley Blues Society has announced the lineup of artists for its Blues Fest in Davenport this fall.

We told you about Blues Fest back in April. It's going to be Sept. 16-17 in LeClaire Park at the bandshell. Now we know what artists will be playing in it. Here's the lineup from the Mississippi Valley Blues Society:

Main Stage Friday

  • 5:00 p.m.-6:15 p.m. Kevin Burt and Big Medicine
  • 6:45 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Billy Branch and Sons of the Blues
  • 8:30 p.m.-9:45 p.m. Joe Louis Walker
  • 10:15 p.m.-11:45 p.m. Sue Foley

Main Stage Saturday

  • 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. Ivan Singh
  • 3:30 p.m.-4:45 p.m. Altered 5 Blues Band
  • 5:15 p.m.-6:45 p.m. Rick Estrin and the Nightcats
  • 7:15 p.m.-8:45 p.m. Vanessa Collier
  • 9:15 p.m.-10:45 p.m. Bernard Allison

Tent Stage Friday

  • 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Avey-Grouws Band
  • 6:15 p.m.-6:45 p.m. Avey-Grouws Band
  • 8:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Molly Nova & the Hawk
  • 9:45 p.m.-10:15 p.m. Molly Nova & the Hawk

Tent Stage Saturday

  • 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. Kent Burnside
  • 3:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m. The Soul Searchers
  • 4:45 p.m.-5:15 p.m. The Soul Searchers
  • 6:45 p.m.-7:15 p.m. The Matt Woods Band
  • 8:45 p.m.-9:15 p.m. The Matt Woods Band

To get tickets for Blues Fest, visit their website. A two-day pass bought in advance is $45, at the gate it will be $60.

Mississippi Valley Blues Society is "keeping the blues alive" with live performances, blues content, and also through blues education, which teaches all ages (especially K-12) about blues music. If you can't attend Blues Fest, there are several ways you can help MVBS. Click here to see ways you can donate, volunteer with the organization, and check out other events they have going on.

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