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Upcoming Events

2016 Festival:  May 13th and 14th, 2016

Our upcoming festival is May 13th and 14th, 2016 – we have booked some incredible acts and believe you will enjoy every experience from the entertainment, education to the great vendor services. Here are our festival location on Google Maps – we are in a beautiful spot in downtown Salisbury, NC.

Want tickets?  You can purchase them in advance – look for the Rowan Blues and Jazz Festival for May 13th and 14th, 2016.

More information on this year’s theme and performers:

We are busy booking acts and vendors – if you have questions please contact the Rowan Blues and Jazz Society  at
Ticket and general information go to:
Our musicians that are currently booked for our 2016 festival are:


John Dee Holeman – American Piedmont blues guitarist, singer and songwriter


Lakota John – 18 year old rising Blues star

Veronika F, Jackson

Veronika F. Jackson, Renowned Acoustic Rhythmic Blues Artist

Larry Davis – vintage acoustic blues and jazz artist from Randolph County NC


Joe Robinson – famed blues trumpeter

Check back daily as we are actively booking amazing acts for our festival this year!

April is Jazz Appreciation Month.  How would you like to sponsor a band, the stage, or the Sound Tech for this blues and jazz festival ?

We are proud to continue the history of the Rowan Blues and Jazz Festival and look forward to seeing you this May!  Enjoy our new site!

Rowan Blues and Jazz is dedicated to preserve, promote and present the art forms of blues and jazz music with emphasis on musical performances by musicians from the Piedmont Region of North Carolina.