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The Illinois Blues Festival has been a staple End-of-Summer event at Peoria’s beautiful riverfront festival park for 27 years. Now in it’s 28th year, the event is becoming the Peoria Blues and Heritage Festival. Festival-goers will bask in the glow of the sun on the beautiful downtown peoria riverfront while they enjoy a world-class line-up of artists from blues, roots, funk, soul and everything in between. Help us bring downtown to life as the event stretches off the waterfront into bars, venue and businesses through after hours events, late night club shows and much more! Stay tuned in the coming weeks for more announcements!

Thanks to all the amazing musicians, our sponsors and all of you for making our festival downstate Illinois’ favorite Blues & Heritage Music Festival! We can’t wait to see you on the Peoria Riverfront on Labor Day Weekend in 2016.

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