June 18 – 20, 2021

Columbia Pike Blues Weekend

Mark Your Calendar for three days of Blues!

This year we’re bringing the Pike multiple ways to celebrate the blues. With three nights of streamed concerts “Live from the Rug Shop”, a downloadable playlist to enjoy at home, and an afternoon of in-person performances!

A signature initiative of

Enjoy the Blues at Home

We’ve put together a playlist of our favorite performers from past Blues Festivals for you to enjoy all day long on Sunday, June 20! Click on the Spotify icon below and enjoy.

In-Person Performances

Saturday, June 19 • 1 – 5 pm

Saturday’s live, in-person performances will take place at the Fillmore Shopping Center parking lot at 2705 Columbia Pike. There are several car-free options for getting to the festival and ample parking is available at the CVS or in nearby garages. Tickets are just $5 per performance. Raffle tickets for great prizes from our local businesses are also available on the ticketing page and all additional donations support the Columbia Pike Partnership’s programs and events, particularly our Business Support initiatives.

Robbin Kapsalis, Vintage 18

1:00 PM

Cheick Hamala Diabate

2:30 PM

Carly Harvey

4:00 PM

Where to Eat

Food and drink is not available during the performances but there are plenty of amazing local restaurants to enjoy nearby before or after the show. Several of our featured restaurants are also providing Columbia Pike Blues Weekend specials!

Click on the map below for an interactive Google map of our local restaurants

Featured Restaurants:

Acme Pie Company
Mention Blues Weekend for 30% off all pie slices

Atilla’s Restaurant
Get a FREE can of soda with the purchase of a gyro!

Los Chamacos Mexican Restaurant
Get 10% when you spend $50 or more. Kids ages 1 – 6 eat FREE!

Lost Dog Cafe
Purchase a BluesFest Blue Tick Hound Drink and receive a FREE Lost Dog glass to keep!

Rebellion On The Pike
Ask for their Blackened & Blues Sangria made special for Blues Weekend

Rincome Thai Cuisine
Get a box dinner to go with Thai Curry and Wontons for just $10. All to-go mix drinks 25% off and $5 house red or white wine.

Tortas Y Tacos La Chiquita
Get 10% off any purchase when you mention Blues Weekend

Other Restaurants:

1. Abi Azteca Grill & Bar
2. Bangkok 54
3. Bob & Edith’s Diner
4. Boru Ramen
5. Burritos Bros
6. Caspi Restaurant & Lounge
7. Celtic House Irish Pub & Restaurant
8. City Kabob & Curry House
9. Domino’s Pizza
10. Idido’s Coffee & Social House
11. L.A. Bar & Grill
12. Ledo Pizza
13. Rappahannock Coffee
14. Sicilian Pizza
15. Starbucks
16. Supreme Hot Pot
17. Taqueria el Poblano
18. Top’s China
19. William Jeffrey’s Tavern

Live from the Rug Shop

Streaming live from Manoukian Brothers Oriental Rugs
Every evening at 7:30 pm

Streaming events are free. Check the Facebook events for links to tune-in!

Stacy Brooks

Friday, June 18

Deletta Gillespie

Saturday, June 19

Sol Roots

Sunday, June 20

Sponsors & Partners

John Andelin & Virginia Geoffrey