Washington’s greatest is the Winthrop rhythm and blues festival.
July 21-23, 2023
The Winthrop Rhythm and Blues Festival is a three day, award-winning blues festival (named ‘Best US Festival 2015’ by Memphis-based Blues Foundation) features such legendary performers as Mavis Staples, John Mayall, Eric Burdon, Charlie Musselwhite. Draws, music fans from across the US West and Canada. The Methow’s largest event.
Produced by the non-profit Winthrop Music Association, the festival has donated over $50k in the past 10 years to support hunger relief, music education in the Methow.
Located at the Blues Ranch on the Methow River in the resort town of Winthrop, Washington, the Winthrop Rhythm & Blues Festival is a three-day event packed full of exciting national and regional entertainment for all ages. There is on-site camping, food and craft vendors, portable showers, and a beer garden.
The Blues Ranch is the perfect setting for one of Washington’s finest music festivals. The Winthrop Rhythm & Blues Festival is the largest and longest-running blues festival in the state of Washington. Over eighty thousand people have attended this event in the past twenty-nine years.
The Winthrop Rhythm & Blues Festival is brought to you by Winthrop Music Association (WMA), a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. All board members, staff and volunteers pride themselves in providing the very finest in rhythm & blues entertainment each year. We look forward to another great year and hope to see YOU at the 33rd Annual Winthrop Rhythm and Blues Festival!