Satuday August 25, 2018

Area's Largest Blues Fest

Arrive early for the best seat! The annual Crossroads Blues Festival will be held at beautiful Lyran Park, located just south of the Chicago-Rockford Regional Airport on South Bend Road.

Great Music, Great Food

Enjoy great music, food, and beverages for all ages from some of the most popular food vendors in the area!

Admission and Parking

Tickets are only $5 in advance and $10 at the gate. Included in your ticket price is free parking and camping, so bring your tent and stay overnight at our beautiful campground! 

2018 Blues Fest Lineup

Monster Mike Welch & Mike Ledbetter

Co-headlining this year's Blues Festival is the Monster Mike Welch & Mike Ledbetter Band. Their combined guitar wizardry is legendary, so don't miss this great act!

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Toronzo Cannon

Also co-headlining this year's Blues Fest is Toronzo Cannon, one of Chicago's top bluesman and a rising star on the national and international stage.
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Dave Fields

What can we say about Dave Fields that hasn't already been said? He is one of the best blues guitarists around and we guarantee you will be blown away by his virtuoso guitar playing!
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Kilborn Alley Blues Band

Awesome blues from Urbana, Illinois includes members Andrew Duncanson on vocals and guitar, Josh Stimmel on guitar, Chris Breen on bass, and Aaron "Aplus" Wilson on drums.
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Lauren Mitchell

Hear incredible blues vocals when Lauren Mitchell hits the stage! Lauren hails from Florida and has performed with many of the great contemporary blues artists.
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More Blues Fest Info


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Parking & Camping

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Food & Beverages

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Getting Around the Park

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Sponsors & Partners

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We wish to thank our partners, sponsors, and performing artists for providing photos and information for this incredibly cool blues event! For even more information than we can fit on one page, visit the Crossroads Blues Festival official website.

Lyran Park

4781 South Bend Rd, Rockford, Illinois 61020, United States

(815) 964-0511