The Doheny Blues Festival features non-stop music on three alternating stages, plus tasty food, microbrew sampling, eclectic vendors and family fun. Recognized as one of the top blues music festivals in the nation,
This year’s festival is being held in Mid-may. Featured artists have included Lynyrd Skynyrd, Brian Setzer, Aaron Neville, Tommy Castro, Kenny Wayne Shepherd plus more.
Doheny State Park park offers overnight camping and a spacious waterfront grass park. Two main stages are placed at opposite ends of the grassy field, with a third stage, The Back porch, in its own tree-lined bowl, which offers intimate sets of music during the weekend.
The Doheny Blues Festival uses the Event Band System, a smart wristband that serves as both your festival ticket and an electronic wallet. As in previous years, Doheny attendees are required to wear a wristband during the event.
The Food Court at Doheny Blues will include a variety of vendors; everything from BBQ ribs, cajun sausage to vegetarian pitas. Beverages of all types will be available, including beer, wine, cocktails and non-alcohol drinks. All food and beverage will be purchased.
Vendor Village is strewn throughout the entire lawn at Doheny State Beach and consists of 50+ different “storefronts,” everything from hand-crafted art to hats and merchandise.
The Doheny Blues Festival is a nationally-recognized music event due to its scenic location and world-class performers. Past performers include B.B. King, The Black Crowes, Bonnie Raitt, John Fogerty, Crosby, Stills & Nash, Etta James, and many others.
Doheny features 3 stages of music over 2 days and draws an average of 30,000 visitors to Dana Point for the weekend.
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Getting to Doheny Blues Festival
Gates open at 11:00 a.m. One day tickets are $60.00, the weekend pass is $115.00. A single-day ticket at the gate, if available, will cost $70.00.
Parking is available at Doheny State Park with additional Parking is available at Dana Hills High School with shuttle service running continuously throughout the day. Parking is free at Dana Hills High School, but the shuttle is $5 per person round-trip.