Delft Blues Festival

Delft Blues Festival

Feb 23, 2023Feb 26, 2023

Come on down to Delft to hear killer blues in over 70 performances in 31 locations across the city. Affligem Delft Blues Festival is the event all blues fans have been waiting for, and on February 23 to 26, the historic city of Delft will transform into a blues haven!

Live performances in so many blues styles

The blues festival explores the multiple varieties of blues styles: Delta blues, Blues rock, Gospel, Chicago blues, West Coast blues, Americana, Jump ‘n Jive, Rock & Roll, Boogie-woogie and Rockabilly.

Special blues-related events in Delft

The main blues performances take place in cosy cafes across the city of Delft. However, there will be plenty of special blues events complementing the music, from cinema to theatre and from expert talks to interactive workshops, as well as special concert performances:

Les Chats Cadiens 

The Les Chats Cadiens is a fascinating theatre concert that presents their own songs with bluesy Louisiana tunes. Their swinging dance music creates a party-like atmosphere that is perfect for everyone. 

Mouth harmonica workshop 

Music enthusiasts can attend this workshop to learn the basics of how to play the musical instrument - not just for the blues, but for all types of music. 

Gospel choir - rejoice enraptures you 

Visit to see a wide repertoire with anything from traditional gospel songs to famous soul hits!

Build your own Cigarbox guitar 

Attend this workshop to learn how to build this incredibly diverse, but still relatively unknown musical instrument in the Netherlands

Big Bo & Marc Stakenburg 

This special event takes visitors on the journey of the captivating persona of Robert Johnson, with his famous blues music and fascinating stories. 

Over 70 blues bands in Delft

There are over 70 blues bands performing, including: 69 Comeback, Barn & Belle, Blame It On Vinnie, Blues 'n Stuff, BlueSox, Brian's Garage, Captain Morgan Express, Chicago Capitals, Claptunes, Enrico LeNoci, Fat Harry & the Fuzzy Licks, and many, many more!

Don't miss Delft Blues Festival

This is an unmissable event and a great reason to visit Delft. Keep an eye on the Delft Blues Festival website for the most up-to-date information, including anything you might need to know about travel and accommodation.