Friday, June 22
6:30 PM / THE CORE - ERIC CLAPTON TRIBUTE: At
Downtown Sundown in Riverfront Park . 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.
Advance tickets available soon!

10:00 PM / THE RHYTHM BONES: Louisiana blues, ballads,
and soul favorites
served up, hot & spicy, on the Rusty Nail
indoor stage.


Saturday, June 23
11:00 AM / SPECIAL GUEST: Blues Workshop at Finkelstein
Music in downtown Wilmington. Free event!

1:00 PM /
NEL MOORE NICHOLS: Nel hosts this intimate
roundtable with
our favorite local acoustic blues performers at
Ted's Fun On The River. Free event!

3:00 PM /
JON MCDONALD, JIMI KING TRIO, JUSTIN CODY
FOX, and JEFF FETTERMEN BAND:
The BIG show under
the tent at The Rusty Nail. Cash beverages, food, & facilities
available on-site. Bring a lawn chair!
Advance tickets available
soon!

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!


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
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.