Why You Need to Experience the Canton Blues Festival!

As warmer weather comes to the Northeast Ohio countryside, the season for annual events and festivals begins in our beloved Atwood Lake region. Here at Whispering Pines, we love this time of year because thousands of visitors come from across the country to learn more about our local culture. From June 9-10, 2017, you’ll hear the roaring blues music from the Canton Blues Fest. Whether you love the rhythm and blues or simply love music, you’re sure to have an amazing time!

When planning your trip to Ohio, request a copy of our free Vacation Guide to the Atwood Lake Region! It contains our recommendations for the best area attractions, electrifying annual events like Canton Blues Fest, local restaurants, exquisite wineries, and much more. The guide also provides important information about the all-inclusive amenities and luxurious accommodations at Whispering Pines!

Everything You Need to Know About the 16th Annual Canton Blues Fest

With so much happening every summer, you’re sure to find the best ways to delight in our area. The Canton Blues Fest is one of those ways! Before having a great time there, check out our insider tips and knowledge about this amazing festival!

What Will I See?

The Canton Blues Festival is one of the most premier events in Northeast Ohio. This annual festival offers free admission, but we suggest bringing cash for food and beverages! You’ll find this amazing event in the Market Square in downtown Canton, OH. This stunning venue offers space for you to lounge, listen to the incredible music, and enjoy the local cuisine! Just bring a blanket or chair and perhaps a jacket or sweater, as the evening may get chilly.

Who Will Be There?

Incredible artists and performers light up the stage at the wonderful Canton Blues Fest. There are 18 unique acts set to perform this summer concert series. The headliner for Friday is Rod Piazza & the Mighty Flyers followed by Robben Ford on Saturday.

Each night during the festival, the headliners will take the stage at 8:30 p.m. But, there will be music from many other acts beginning at 12 p.m. each afternoon. We suggest looking at the schedule online for the latest info about this year’s Canton Blues Fest.

How Can I Make My Experience Even Better?

If you want to enhance your experience, we recommend buying VIP passes to experience some of the best national and local blues artists. These tickets guarantee up-close stage views, free food, and beverages after 5 pm. You can choose from a one-day pass for $50, or two days for $80.

Relax at Whispering Pines

After each night of the Canton Blues Fest, make the 30-minute drive back “home” to your stunning room at Whispering Pines! When you open the door to your private retreat, you’ll walk into a stunning guest room adorned with beautiful antiques and accented with a luxurious atmosphere. We invite you to browse our selection and hand select the perfect one for your vacation. Each morning, fuel up with our gourmet breakfast. We can’t wait to host you in our stunning bed & breakfast!


Plan your summer getaway with us today!


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *