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2024 New York State Blues Festival


LITTLE FEAT TO HEADLINE THE ADMISSION-FREE 2024 NEW YORK STATE BLUES FESTIVAL The New York State Blues Festival is excited to announce that blues rock legends, Little Feat, will be headlining this year’s festival with a Saturday night June 15 performance at NYS Fairgrounds’ Chevy Court (Syracuse). Blues royalty Shemekia Copeland and guitar master Matt Schofield, will add to the day’s big fun, as well as several great local area artists. This three-day FREE festival (June 13 The Record Company in the Friday June 14 closer spot, along with support from rising star Mathias Lattin. Chicago blues journeymen Lil' Ed & The Blues Imperials, as well as Canada’s Bywater Call, and the wonderful Hanna PK (whose musical journey includes South Korea, Louisiana and Rochester) will get things rolling with Thursday night June 13 performances. Rounding out the long running festival’s (est.1992) jam packed line-up will be sets from local blues veterans Tom Townsley Band and Matt Tarbell’s Built For Comfort along with Cinnamon Jones, The Shylocks, and Rattlesnake Trio. Side stage acoustic acts will keep things rolling during main stage changeovers, and will include performances by Colin Aberdeen and Tim Herron. Additional acts will soon be added.


Accessible Amenities

  • Accessible Car Parking: Yes
  • Outdoor Seating Accessible to Wheelchairs: Yes
  • Accessible Entrance: Yes
  • Accessible Restrooms: Yes
New York State Fairgrounds
  • 581 State Fair Blvd.
  • Syracuse, NY 13209