17 mai 2023
The Trois-Rivières en Blues organization is delighted to announce the first names of the 15th edition of the biggest blues event in Quebec! From August 24 to 27, the blues will take over downtown and on August 25 and 26 at the Amphitheatre Cogeco, partner of the festival since its inauguration in 2015.
August 25, 2023
Ana Popovic, the incendiary 47-year-old Serbian guitarist had left a strong mark with her 2013 performance on Badeaux Street. A breast cancer survivor, the cover girl for Vintage Guitar, Blues Music, American Blues and Blues Blast magazines marks 23 years of touring this year with her 1964 Fender guitar, her new Power record and plenty of guts to spare!
George Thorogood & The Destroyers return to where they set the amphitheater on fire in 2018! The Bad All Over The World: 50 years of Rock tour announces a big party: One Bourbon One Scotch One Beer, Move It On Over, Bad To The Bone, I Drink Alone, Madison Blues, the headliner on Friday August 25th is the real deal. Just beef, no sauce!
August 26, 2023
JP Soars' Gypsy Blues with Anne Harris, American guitarist and singer JP Soars played downtown in 2016, pairing blues and gypsy guitar. Anne Harris threw us off our feet with her indomitable fiddle and acrobatics in 2014, alongside Otis Taylor. This time they are reunited at the altar of sensations and great emotions.
The full program will be announced shortly.
All shows presented at the Cogeco Amphitheatre will be accessible with the festival passport available from $68 (plus taxes). All of them give access to both nights of the show and are on sale now at 3renblues.com or at amphitheatrecogeco.com. They are also available at the J.-Antonio-Thompson Hall box office and by calling 819 380-9797 or 1 866 416-9797 from Tuesday to Saturday, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
About Trois-Rivières en Blues
Trois-Rivières en Blues was born in 2009 from the passion of Christian Gamache and Dany Bruneau, inveterate blues fans. A must-see festival for blues music lovers in Quebec, Trois-Rivières en Blues has made its mark on festival-goers as well as national and international artists. The event has been part of the landscape for more than 15 years and continues to surprise with a diversified program of unparalleled quality. Some of the biggest names that it has received on its international stage include ZZ Top, Buddy Guy, Styx, George Thorogood, Melissa Etheridge and Randy Bachman, to name a few. Trois-Rivières en Blues is a 4-day festival taking place both in downtown Trois-Rivières, with free programming, and at the Amphitheatre Cogeco, accessible with the purchase of a paying passport. A blues immersion not to be missed in August in Trois-Rivières!