Located at the Blues Ranch on the Methow River in the resort town of Winthrop, Washington, the Winthrop Rhythm & Blues Festival is a three-day event packed full of exciting national and regional entertainment for all ages.
This Year’s lineup
LOS LONELY BOYS
LYDIA PENSE & COLD BLOOD
PIMPS OF JOYTIME
TOO SLIM & THE TAILDRAGGERS
THE WELCH LEDBETTER CONNECTION
CURTIS SALGADO/ALAN HAGER & FRIENDS
CURLEY TAYLOR & ZYDECO TROUBLE
BRETT BENTON & GORDON OWNSEND
‘Ridin’ with the King’ BB King Tribute
featuring Mark Defrense, Kim Field, Time Sherman. & John Hodgkin
STEELE WHITE GOSPEL HOUR
featuring Lady “A”, LaRhonda Steele, Dave Fleschner, Peter Dammann
The Blues Ranch is the perfect setting for one of Washington’s greatest blues festivals. The Winthrop Rhythm & Blues Festival is the largest and longest running festival in the state of Washington. Over eighty thousand people have attended this event in the past twenty-nine years. Past festivals have featured such national artists as Robert Randolph & the Family Band, Johnny Winter, Royal Southern Brotherhood featuring Cyril Neville and Devon Allman, Allen Stone, The Holmes Brothers, Roy Rogers, Janiva Magness, Ivan Neville’s Dumpstaphunk, Too Slim & the Taildraggers, Jimmie Vaughan, Booker T., Commander Cody, Little Feat, Mavis Staples, Bo Diddley, JJ Cale with Christine Lakeland, Bobby Rush, Susan Tedeschi, Koko Taylor, The Fabulous Thunderbirds, Tower of Power, Delbert McClinton, Elvin Bishop, Little Milton, Tommy Castro, Eric Burdon, Chubby Carrier, Charlie Musselwhite, The Blasters, Buckwheat Zydeco, James Harman and many others. The festival has rightfully become a destination event with fans traveling from all over the world to enjoy and celebrate the Blues.
There is on site camping, food and craft vendors, portable showers, and a beer garden.
DATES: July 20, 21, 22. LOCATION: The Blues Ranch, just north of Winthrop, WA. CONTACT: http://winthropbluesfestival.com/ TICKETS: www.tickettomato.com/event/4312