Friday, June 22
6:30 PM / THE CORE - ERIC CLAPTON TRIBUTE: At
Downtown Sundown Concert Series at Riverfront Park in
downtown Wilmington. Rockabilly stars
SLIPPERY JAKE &
THE BAD BRAKES
open the show!

7:00 PM /
THE BILLY WALTON BAND: Epic New Jersey
rhythm, blues, and rock under the tent at The Rusty Nail.
Get
advance tickets at The Rusty Nail now or at the gate on day of
show!
$10. 1310 S. 5th Ave. / 910-251-1888

10:00 PM /
THE RHYTHM BONES: Louisiana blues, ballads,
and soul favorites served up, hot & spicy, on the Rusty Nail
indoor stage.
BWB ticket gets you in FREE or $5 at the door!


Saturday, June 23
11:00 AM / SPECIAL SHOW: Blues Workshop at Finkelstein
Music in downtown Wilmington. Bob Sarnataro & Spider Mike
Bochey perform.
Free event! 6 S. Front St. 910-763-7377

1:00 PM /
NEL MOORE NICHOLS: Nel hosts this intimate
roundtable with our favorite acoustic blues
artists at Ted's Fun
On The River.
Free event! 2 Castle St. 910-231-3379

3:00 PM / JON MCDONALD, JIMI KING TRIO, JUSTIN CODY
FOX, and JEFF FETTERMAN BAND:
The BIG show under
the tent at The Rusty Nail. Cash beverages, food, & facilities
available on-site. Bring a lawn chair!
Get advance tickets at
The Rusty Nail now or at the gate on day of show!
$20. 1310 S.
5th Ave. / 910-251-1888

10:00 PM /
COASTAL BLUES: These guys cover it all with
well-polished blues, boogie, and rock from the NC/SC state
line, on The Nail's indoor stage. Very cool!
Outdoor concert
ticket gets you in free or $5 at the door!



Sunday, June 24
Noon / ALL-DAY BLUES JAM: The region's finest blues men
& women perform spontaneous sets under the tent at The
Rusty Nail. Beverages, food, & facilities available on-site. Bring
a lawn chair!
Free event!

6:00 PM /
GUITAR GIVEAWAY: We'll draw a winner for the
Peavey AT-200 Auto-Tune guitar, donated by Finkelstein
Music. Raffle tickets available NOW at The Rusty Nail,
Finkelstein Music, or any Cape Fear Blues Jam!

7:00 PM /
JON MCDONALD BAND: Long-time Magic Slim &
The Teardrops band leader dazzles with the finest, most
authentic Chicago blues you can hear in all of the Carolinas!
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2018 Schedule of Events
The 23rd Annual
CAPE FEAR
BLUES FESTIVAL
June 22-24, 2018 / Wilmington NC
Artists scheduled to perform include
JEFF FETTERMAN BAND
BILLY WALTON BAND
JON MCDONALD BAND
THE CORE: ERIC CLAPTON TRIBUTE
THE RHYTHM BONES
COASTAL BLUES    JUSTIN CODY FOX
SLIPPERY JAKE & THE BAD BRAKES
NEL MOORE NICHOLS   JIMI KING TRIO

BOB SARNATARO & SPIDER MIKE
Lee Oskar
23rd Annual
June 22-24, 2018
Wilmington NC
Virtuoso, award-winning songwriter, inventor,
entrepreneur, and master of the harmonica.  
Click here to learn more about Lee.