Check Out the Local Blues

The Wichita Blues Society has been supporting the blues since 1983. If you have a gig or an event you’d like us to include, please send information to webmaster@wichitablues.org as far in advance as possible to ensure it gets posted before the event. NOTE: This is a “community calendar” and not all shows or events listed are sponsored by the Wichita Blues Society.

  • Fri
    12
    Jan
    2018
    8:00 pmBarleycorn's, 608 E Douglas

  • Fri
    12
    Jan
    2018
    6 pm - 9 pmShamrock, 1724 W Douglas

  • Fri
    19
    Jan
    2018
    6 pm - 9 pmShamrock, 1724 W Douglas

  • Fri
    26
    Jan
    2018
    9:00 pmNew Stadium
  • Sat
    27
    Jan
    2018
    9:00 pmBarleycorn's, 608 E Douglas

  • Sun
    28
    Jan
    2018
    2:00 pmThe New Stadium, 640 W Maple

    The Magic, Easily Confused, Ms. Lady D Me & the Boys, Lady & the Tramps, Macy Brothers, Dirty Gentlemen, Sleepy Truckers, Larry Sanders Band

  • Fri
    02
    Feb
    2018
    8:30 pmCandle Club, 6135 E 13th St N

  • Fri
    02
    Feb
    2018
    6 pm - 9 pmShamrock, 1724 W Douglas
  • Sat
    03
    Feb
    2018
    7:00 pmR Coffehouse, 1144 Bitting
  • Sat
    03
    Feb
    2018
    9:00 pmShamrock, 1724 W Douglas

    $7

  • Sat
    03
    Feb
    2018
    10:00 pmBarleycorn's, 608 E Douglas

    $5

  • Tue
    06
    Feb
    2018
    7:00 pmBarleycorn's, 608 E Douglas

  • Fri
    09
    Feb
    2018
    7:00 pmBarleycorn's, 608 E Douglas
  • Fri
    09
    Feb
    2018
    9:30 pmShamrock, 1724 W Douglas

    $7 cover

  • Fri
    09
    Feb
    2018
    6 pm - 9 pmShamrock, 1724 W Douglas
  • Sat
    10
    Feb
    2018
    9:00 pmShamrock, 1724 W Douglas

    $7 cover

  • Mon
    12
    Feb
    2018
    7:00 pmBarleycorn's, 608 E Douglas

    https://www.ticketfly.com/event/1628852-roxy-roca-wichita/

  • Fri
    16
    Feb
    2018
    8:00 pmThe Cotillion, 11120 W Kellogg

    Special guest Rachelle Coba
    Doors: 7:00 PM Show: 8:00 PM
    $18 Advance - $20 Day of show
    Tickets available www.ticketfly.com
    Table reservations - The Cotillion 316-722-4201.
    All ages event
    Text BLUES to 49798 for concert updates and chances at FREE tickets.

  • Sat
    17
    Feb
    2018
    5:30 pm - 10 pmCrown Uptown Theatre, 3207 E Douglas

    JukeRoots Trio, a delicious BBQ Meal and an amazing Silent Auction
    Proceeds support programs for more than 11,000 youth in southcentral Kansas

  • Fri
    23
    Feb
    2018
    7:00 pmCrown Uptown Theatre, 3207 E Douglas


    Doors 6 PM Show 7 PM Advance tickets www.crownuptown.com

  • Fri
    23
    Feb
    2018
  • Sun
    25
    Feb
    2018
    12:00 amWichita

    Volunteers needed!

    Have you ever thought about becoming more involved with the Wichita Blues Society?

    It's time to elect members of the WBS Board of Directors. If you've ever thought about getting more involved and would like your voice to be heard, this is your opportunity! Directors are elected to a two-year term and should be able to attend monthly meetings.

    Interested? Send a short paragraph stating why you would like to join the Board of Directors to webmaster@wichitablues.org by Sunday, Feb. 25.

    There are lots of other opportunities to help us keep the blues alive, such as working at events, helping promote events, doing member communications, and updating our website. If you're interested, send us an email and let us know. webmaster@wichitablues.org

  • Fri
    02
    Mar
    2018
    9:30 pmShamrock, 1724 W Douglas

    Roots/Blues/Americana
    $7 Cover

  • Sat
    03
    Mar
    2018
    9:00 pmShamrock, 1724 W Douglas

    Elephants Gerald features some of the area's top musicians and will be their debut performance. They will be trading sets with Linnaberry Wine. $7 cover

  • Sun
    04
    Mar
    2018
    4:00 pmThe Loft at River City Brewery, 150 N Mosley St.

    Music by: Lonesome Strangers

    Doors open 3 PM ALL AGES!

    We'll have the CD Exchange setup so you can trade-in your old tunes for some new ones! CDs must be in good shape though, so if you've worn it out, we can't take it.

    Giving away CDs and WBS swag.

    Cover: WBS Members free, non-members $5

  • Fri
    09
    Mar
    2018
    8:00 pmThe Cotillion, 11120 W Kellogg

    Doors: 7:00 pm
    Show: 8:00 pm
    This event is all ages
    Advance $18 - Day of Show $20

  • Fri
    09
    Mar
    2018
    6 pm - 9 pmShamrock, 1724 W Douglas

    Blues

  • Fri
    09
    Mar
    2018
    7:00 PM - 9:00 PMAbode Venue,1330 E Douglas

    Forum Sessions - Classic and original blues $5 cover

  • Sat
    10
    Mar
    2018
    Shamrock, 1724 W Douglas

    Classic and original blues $7 cover

  • Wed
    14
    Mar
    2018
    7:00 PM - 9:00 PMAbode Venue,1330 E Douglas

    Contemporary & original blues
    All ages welcome $5 cover

  • Thu
    15
    Mar
    2018
    9:00 pmThe Brickyard, 129 N Rock Island

    It's opening night at the Brickyard! Bad Mother Hubbard plays original music as well as re-styled tunes by artists like James Brown, Muddy Waters, Led Zeppelin, and Amy Winehouse.

  • Fri
    16
    Mar
    2018
    8:00 pmElbow Room, 1507 E Pawnee

    North Mississippi Hill Country Blues Legend Kenny Brown
    $5 Adv $8 Day of Show

  • Sat
    24
    Mar
    2018
    8:00 pmMort's, 923 E 1st

  • Sat
    31
    Mar
    2018
    8:00 pmBarleycorn's, 608 E Douglas

    $7 ADV $10 DOS www.ticketfly.com

  • Sat
    31
    Mar
    2018
    10:00 pmThe New Stadium, 640 W Maple

  • Sat
    31
    Mar
    2018
    8:00 - 11:00 PMHopping Gnome, 1710 E Douglas

  • Fri
    06
    Apr
    2018
    8:00 pmArtichoke, 811 N Broadway

    Dustin Arbuckle, Tom Page and Wayne Long will play everything from Country Blues, to Bluegrass, to Western Swing and a fair amount of stuff in between.

  • Fri
    06
    Apr
    2018
    6 - 9 pm Shamrock, 1724 W Douglas

  • Wed
    11
    Apr
    2018
    8:00 pmThe Cotillion, 11120 W Kellogg

    Doors: 7:00 pm
    Show: 8:00 pm
    This event is all ages
    $20 Advance - $25 Day of Show

  • Fri
    13
    Apr
    2018
    6:00 pmNewport Grill, 1900 N Rock Rd

  • Fri
    13
    Apr
    2018
    8:00 pmIndustry Old Town, 126 N Mosley

  • Fri
    13
    Apr
    2018
    9:00 pmThe New Stadium, 640 W Maple

  • Sat
    14
    Apr
    2018
    2:00 pmLimestone Beer Co. (Inside Sweet Allie B's restaurant) 707 N. Waco

  • Sat
    14
    Apr
    2018
    9:00 pmBarleycorn's, 608 E Douglas

  • Fri
    20
    Apr
    2018
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pmSavute's, 3303 N Broadway

  • Sat
    21
    Apr
    2018
    11:00 amShamrock, 1724 W Douglas

    $10 admission is good for all the music, all day. Doors open 11 am.
    1:30pm Bill Garrison – the original Tornado Baiter
    2pm Lalanea & Alex
    3:30pm Little Smoke
    5pm Jenny Wood & The Watchers
    6:30pm Elephants Gerald
    8pm Huffy and The Night Train
    9:30pm Rachelle Coba Band
    An additional $10 food wrist band gets you access to Shamrock grub all day long.

  • Sat
    28
    Apr
    2018
    8:00 pmMort's, 923 E 1st

  • Sun
    29
    Apr
    2018
    5:00 pmOld Town Wichita

    The Wichita Blues Society presents the Spring Blues Crawl in Old Town! $10 gets you into every participating club PLUS the After Party featuring Heather Newman Band. Wristbands are available at all participating venues.

  • Fri
    04
    May
    2018
    8:00 pmHeroes Sports Bar, 117 N Mosley St.

    B3 consists of the three Baker Boys with Ryan on lead guitar, Samuel on bass, and John Baker on lead vocals and drums. Blues, Jazz, and Rock.

  • Fri
    04
    May
    2018
    8:30 pmCandle Club, 6135 E 13th St N

  • Sat
    05
    May
    2018
    6:00 pm - 9:00 pmShamrock, 1724 W Douglas

  • Sun
    06
    May
    2018
    4:00 pmRiverside Park, corner of W. River Blvd & Wiley

  • Fri
    11
    May
    2018
    9:00 pmThe Brickyard, 129 N Rock Island

  • Fri
    11
    May
    2018
    9:00 pmShamrock, 1724 W Douglas

  • Sat
    12
    May
    2018
    8:00 pmThe Cotillion, 11120 W Kellogg

    Doors 7:00 pm Show 8:00 pm

    Tickets $20 Advance, $22 Day of Show

    All seating is general admission. Table reservations are available at The Cotillion or by calling 316-722-4201. Concessions and full bars open! Also featuring local favorites Nancy’s A-Maize-N Sandwich Booth and Wichita Brewing Company Hand-Crafted Beers!

  • Sat
    12
    May
    2018
    8:00 pmIndustry Old Town, 126 N Mosley

  • Sat
    12
    May
    2018
    8:00 pmShamrock, 1724 W Douglas

    Premier five piece blues band from San Francisco Bay Area. Artists, Cathy Lemons and Phil Berkowitz deliver a truly signature sound. See more at their website - theluckylosers.com. $7 cover

  • Sat
    19
    May
    2018
    6 pm - 9 pmAbuelo's West, 452 S Ridge Rd.

  • Sat
    26
    May
    2018
    !2:00 pm - 3:00 pmThe Hollow Park, Sedan Ks

    12 Bar Blues 101 with Crossroads learning
    1 Duosonics
    2 Dustin Arbuckle with Lil' Joe McLerran
    $5 Donation

  • Sat
    26
    May
    2018
    6:30 pmGregg Theater, 116 S Chautauqua St, Sedan, Ks

    6:30 Lil' Joe McLerran
    7:30 John Fullbright
    8:45 The Haymakers featuring Dustin Arbuckle
    10:00 Jacob Tovar and the Saddle Tramps
    $20

  • Sat
    26
    May
    2018
    8:00 pmMort's, 923 E 1st St N

  • Sat
    26
    May
    2018
    10:00 pmThe New Stadium, 640 W Maple

    FREE ADMISSION
    Blues-based Indie Rock featuring original music plus covers by Janis Joplin, Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones, The Beatles, Patsy Cline, Susan Tedeschi, and others!!

  • Sun
    27
    May
    2018
    2:00 pmCQ Blues Stage, 2028 Kansas Road, Sedan, Kansas

    2:00 Made From Scratch
    2:55 National Anthem featuring Terri Barbera
    3:00 Joyride - Tulsa Blues Challenge winner
    4:15 Connie Hawkins & the Blues Wreckers - Wichita Blues Challenge winner
    5:30 John Fullbright
    7:15 Hadden Sayers
    9:00 Paul Benjamin
    10:30 Jam
    11:30 Bonfire
    $20
    $10 Youth Pass (Under 15)

  • Tue
    29
    May
    2018
    6 pm - 8 pm Botanica, 701 N Amidon Ave

    $10 Non-Members, $5 Botanica Members

  • Fri
    01
    Jun
    2018
    8:00 pmMort's, 923 E 1st

  • Sun
    03
    Jun
    2018
    5:30 pmRedguard Stage, Wichita Riverfest

  • Thu
    07
    Jun
    2018
    5:00 pmKennedy Plaza Stage, Wichita Riverfest

  • Thu
    07
    Jun
    2018
    6:45 pmKennedya Plaza Stage, Wichita Riverfest

  • Thu
    07
    Jun
    2018
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pmThe Chalet, 3030 N Penstemon St.

  • Fri
    08
    Jun
    2018
    10:00 pmDempsey's Pub East, 550 N Rock Rd

    Free show Friday - 21+

  • Fri
    08
    Jun
    2018
    8:00 pm - MidnightThe New Stadium, 640 W Maple

    House Rockin' Blues

  • Sat
    16
    Jun
    2018
    7:00 pmCapitol Federal Amphitheater, 1609 E Central, Andover, Ks

    Doors: 5:00 PM
    Show: 7:00 PM
    $0 - $50 www.ticketfly.com

  • Sat
    16
    Jun
    2018
    8:00 pmStiefel Theatre

    The Phantom Blues Band was formed as a studio band to back up Taj Mahal. After circling the globe playing major Blues and Jazz Festivals in Europe, Japan and Australia with Taj Mahal, The Phantom Blues Band released their first CD, 'Limited Edition' in 2003. Next was 'Out of the Shadows' followed by 'I Can't Stand It' and the soon to be released 'Footprints' available on Delta Groove. Tickets start at $35. www.stiefeltheatre.org Doors 7:00 pm Show 8:00 pm

  • Sun
    17
    Jun
    2018
    8:00 pmThe Cotillion, 11120 W Kellogg

    DOORS: 6:30PM
    TICKETS ON SALE 4/6 AT 10AM
    $46.50 - $126.50
    THIS EVENT IS ALL AGES
    ALL SEATING RESERVED.
    Concessions and full bars open! Also featuring local favorites Nancy’s A-Maize-N Sandwich Booth and Wichita Brewing Company Hand-Crafted Beers! Check Room is open during events to check your merchandise purchases, coats, hats and purses. Text BLUES to 49798 for concert updates and chances at FREE tickets. No Refunds or Exchanges.

  • Wed
    20
    Jun
    2018
    7:30 pmEmporia Granada Theater, 807 Commercial St, Emporia, Ks

    The Devon Allman Project w/ Special Guest Duane Betts brings the next generation of Allman Brothers music to the Emporia Granada Theatre
    $15 - $20 www.emporiagranada.com

  • Thu
    21
    Jun
    2018
    8:00 pmThe Brickyard, 129 N Rock Island

    These two killer midwestern bands are joining forces for Thursday Night Live at the Brickyard!

    Katy Guillen & The Girls: Kansas City based roots rock, heavy blues power trio. Touring on their new album "Remember What You Knew Before". For more info visit http://kgandthegirls.com/.

    Dustin Arbuckle & The Damnations: Retro Americana, roots music from Wichita, KS, featuring former Moreland & Arbuckle singer/harmonicist, Dustin Arbuckle. https://www.dustinarbuckledamnations.com/

    Tickets: $10 at the door

  • Fri
    22
    Jun
    2018
    9:00 pmShamrock, 1724 W Douglas

    $7 21+

  • Sat
    23
    Jun
    2018
    8:00 pmThird Place Brewing, 630 E Douglas Suite 150

  • Sat
    23
    Jun
    2018
    9:00 pmShamrock, 1724 W Douglas

    $5 cover

  • Sat
    23
    Jun
    2018
    9:00 pmPumphouse, 825 E 2nd St N

    B3 is a rockin' blues trio with the three Baker Boys. Ryan on lead guitar, Samuel on bass, lead vocals and drums John Baker.

  • Sat
    23
    Jun
    2018
    2:00 pm - 11:00 pmLavender's Circle L Ranch, 3924 N 49th Drive, KCK

    The "Street Fest" has a legacy of celebrating Kansas City musicians, writers, broadcasters, and its promoters and producers.
    Two stages of live music - $10 admission - BYOB
    www.kckblues.com
    913 991-3451 or 913 638-1498 for more info

  • Sun
    24
    Jun
    2018
    5:00 pmCrown Uptown Theatre, 3207 E Douglas

    Performance Artists Trust Fund presents the PAT BASH
    The Pat Fund is a 501c3 Non-Profit Organization for
    musicians in financial need due to health concerns.
    Performances by the Dive Kings, Vehicles and
    Pat All Star Band - Doors 4:00 pm Show 5:00 pm

  • Thu
    28
    Jun
    2018
    8:00 - 11:00 PMThe Brickyard, 129 N Rock Island

    Funky, bluesy, rockin' band with original tunes.

  • Fri
    29
    Jun
    2018
    7:00 pmCentral Standard Brewing, 156 S Greenwood St.

  • Wed
    04
    Jul
    2018
    11:00 amReynolds Lodge, Shawnee Lake, Topeka, Ks

    Color Guard/National Anthem, sung by Ric Barron
    Matthew J
    Koolaide and The Exact Change Band
    Jason Ricci & The Bad Kind
    Nikki Hill with Laura Chavez
    Josh Hoyer & Soul Colossal
    Wayne Baker Brooks
    Keeshea Pratt Band
    Josh Garrett Band
    Fireworks by Capitol-Federal Savings & Loan

  • Sat
    14
    Jul
    2018
    8:00 pmMort's, 923 E 1st

  • Sun
    15
    Jul
    2018
    4:00 pmThe Loft at River City Brewery, 150 N Mosley St.

    Members Free, Non-members $5
    All Ages

    Raffle: 2 tix to Keb Mo at Orpheum 9/28; WBS swag and other great stuff!

    CD Exchange – bring in a CD and exchange it for another! CDs must be in good condition.

    Merch: New WBS tank tops will be in the house!

    Bands: Olympia Trio and Elbow Grease

  • Sun
    22
    Jul
    2018
    8:00 pmBarleycorn's, 608 E Douglas

    $8 www.ticketfly.com

  • Sat
    11
    Aug
    2018
    8:00 pmMort's, 923 E 1st

  • Sat
    25
    Aug
    2018
    7:00 pmWheat State Wine Co. 23622 Springhill Farm Dr, Winfield, Kansas

  • Sat
    29
    Sep
    2018
    7:00 pmWichita Orpheum Theatre, 200 N Broadway St

    Doors 6:00 pm Show 7:00 pm
    Tickets $36 - $80
    wichitaorpheum.com

  • Sat
    06
    Oct
    2018
    8:00 pmMort's, 923 E 1st

  • Sat
    17
    Nov
    2018
    8:00 pmMort's, 923 E 1st

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