Past Lineups

Over the years, the Peoria Blues & Heritage Music Festival has featured some of the best artists and entertainers that the world of blues music has to offer. We are proud to have presented all of the following:

A.C. Reed (1991, 1993)
Albert Collins & The Icebreakers (1993)
Bernard Allison (1999, 2008)
Blind Boys of Alabama (2014)
Bobby “Blue” Bland (1998)
Brainchild (2016, 2017)
Brian Dennison (2016)
Bryan Lee & The Blues Power Band (2009)
Buddy Guy (2016)
C.J. Chenier & The Red Hot Louisiana Band (1997)
Canned Heat (2012)
Charlie Musselwhite (1995)
Chicago Rhythm & Blues Kings (1994)
Chubby Carrier & the Bayou Swamp Band (1996, 2001, 2005)
Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown (1994)
Coco Montoya (2001, 2016)
Dave Mason (2007)
Delbert McClinton (1997, 2014)
Dexter O’Neal and the Funk Yard (2016)
Dirty Dozen Brass Band (2016)
Doyle Bramhall II (2015)
Dr. John (2017)
Duke Tumatoe & The Power Trio (1995, 2004, 2011)
Easy Riders (2016)
Eddie “Chief” Clearwater (1991)
Eddie Taylor (2010)
Elvin Bishop (1992, 2003, 2013)
George Porter Jr. (2017)
Here Come The Mummies (2016)
Highway 61 (2016)
James Cotton (1999)
JJ Grey & Mofro (2013)
John Butler Trio (2017)
John Mayall & The Bluesbreakers (2000, 2017)
Johnny Neel (2002)
Johnny Winter Band (2010)
Keller Williams (2017)
Kenny Neal (1997, 2005)
Kenny Wayne Shepherd (2013)
Kim Simmonds (2011)
KoKo Taylor & Her Blues Machine (1989)
Laith Al-Saadi (2016)
Larry McCray (1999)
Lil Ed & the Blues Imperials (2012)
Little Milton (2002)
Lizzi Neal Band (2016)
Lonnie Brooks (1990, 1992, 1994, 1996)
Lonnie Mack (1991) Lucky Peterson (1996)
Luther “Guitar Junior” Johnson (2002)
Magic Slim & The Teardrops (1991, 2006)
Marcia Ball (2013)
Matthew Curry (2017)
Mavis Staples (2016)
Michael Burks (2003)
O.A.R. (2016)
Paul Thorn (2013)
QC Slim Band (2016)
Rebirth Brass Band (2017)
Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band (2006, 2015)
Robert Cray (2014)
Robert Randolph & The Family Band (2015)
Rod Piazza & the Mighty Flyers (2001)
Ron Roling (2016)
Rooster Alley (2016)
Savoy Brown (1995, 2011)
Siegel Schwall Band (2006)
Snake Oil Salesman (2016)
Son Seals Band (1990)
Southern Avenue (2017)
Steady Flow (2016, 2017)
Still Shine (2016)
Sun Stereo (2017)
T&C (2016)
Taj Mahal (2015)
The Bogart Jones Band (2016)
The Fabulous Thunderbirds (2000)
The Fourmula (2016)
The Kinsey Report (1989)
The Radiators (2007)
The Smiley Tillmon Band (2017)
The Spirit: Wood Brothers Tribute (2016)
Tinsley Ellis (2015, 2017)
Tommy Castro Band (2004, 2008)
Vanessa Davis Band (2016)
Victor Wooten (2015)
Walter “Wolfman” Washington (2009)
Walter Trout (2004, 2012)
Watermelon Slim (2007)
Wild Child Gipson (1991)
and many, many more!