• Friday, June 9th - Sunday, June 11th

The Cape Fear Blues Festival is quickly becoming one of the most anticipated music festivals of the summer season in North Carolina, and newcomers will find plenty of reasons to celebrate at this multiple-day event that has plenty of soul. Featuring local musicians as well as national headliners, the annual Cape Fear Blues Festival lights up the town with plenty of great music at multiple venues, and ample fun to go around for music fans everywhere.

The event varies from year to year, but visitors can expect plenty of great live music throughout the Cape Fear Blues Festival, which includes live shows at some of Wilmington’s top destinations for fantastic music. Famed local establishment Rusty Nail Saloon will host a number of performers and live music events, and patrons can also look forward to corresponding activities throughout the weekend, such as a blues workshop, an all-day blues jam, a Sunset Blues Cruise and more. Updates on performers can be found online, and a number of events corresponding with the festival are free. Fun for all ages, the Cape Fear Blues Festival is a must-attend event for anyone who appreciates great music in a fun coastal destination.