Blues on the Banks

Blues on the Banks is held the first weekend of August each year, as it has for 20 years now, in Caldwell, Idaho. The event is now on the intimate patio setting at Stewart’s Bar and Grill, allowing patrons to be “up close and personal” with the musicians at the water’s edge. There’s a comfortable shaded seating available and plenty of food and beverages on premises for your dining and drinking pleasure. Details & tickts at

Studebaker John headlines the 2017 20th annual event on Saturday night, August 5. The show also features Boise area blues bands, Jake Leg, and The Blues Directors. Doors open at 5:30pm, with the show running 6-10pm. For all the details and advance tickets see

This year will also feature a special Friday night Kickoff Party with live music from 2 local blues bands, featuring BBS Scholarship Winner Thomas Wilson! That’s on Friday, August 4, 7-10pm; $5 cover at door or free with purchase of a Saturday ticket ($12 advance).



Spreading knowledge and appreciation of blues music throughout Southern Idaho.