Chemainus Blues Festival - July 8 & 9, 2017. Waterwheel Park, Chemainus, BC
Chemainus Valley Blues Festival - July 6 and 7, 2019 - Waterwheel Park, Chemainus, BC

Special Notice

Here's a special item of interest for all fans of the blues. On Thursday, May 2, 2019, none other than Diana Braithwaite and Chris Whiteley will be appearing at the Legion Hall in Chemainus. This extraordinary duo will bring their touring band to Chemainus, with the show commencing at 7:00 PM. Admission is just fifteen dollars, with tickets at Rainforest Arts (in the Credit Union Building on Willow Street in Chemainus), at the door, or contact

Chris Whiteley and Diana Braithwaite
Diana and Chris

Mark Crissinger Starting at 2:00 PM on on both Saturday and Sunday (July 6 and 7, 2019), enjoy an exciting weekend and some great blues bands. The Chemainus Valley Blues Festival will be a highlight of the year on Vancouver Island for all who enjoy quality blues music.

Relax and enjoy this wonderful weekend in the beautiful surroundings of Waterwheel Park in Chemainus, beneath the great Douglas firs and giant cedars of this unique music venue. The festival is conveniently located for blues lovers from the Cowichan Valley, Duncan, Ladysmith, Nanaimo and Victoria.

Admission is by a suggested donation of $20 for one day, or $30 for the weekend.

Bands include: David Gogo, Mark Crissinger, the Deb Rhymer Band, SP & Johnny Rhumba Kings, South Island Rhythm Kings, Lady V & the Key Krusher, Aunt Kate & The Uncles of Funk, and The Blue Hearts

It's gonna be good!