Martinez Blues Festival

Due to several unfortunate circumstances, we are announcing the cancellation of the 2018 Martinez Blues Festival formally known as the Bay Area Blues Festival on September 22 and 23, 2018. 


There has been a great response to the Blues Festival from our community, businesses, vendors, musicians, artists and volunteers. We look forward to executing the quality festival experience that Downtown Martinez strives for when producing events. 

We apologize for any inconvenience and remain committed to the Martinez Blues Festival returning in 2019!  

About the Festival

Live Music

Two stages of live music all weekend PLUS, smaller music and performance venues throughout the event. 

Arts & Crafts

The streets will be lined with arts & crafts vendors, delicious food, and more! 

Art & Kids Activities

Stop by the Main Street Plaza for live chalk artists creating blues themed art. 

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