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SEE YOU July 21-23, 2023!

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Winthrop Rhythm & Blues festival 2022
Winthrop Rhythm & Blues festival 2022
Winthrop Rhythm & Blues festival 2022

2022 Spotify Playlist

Now streaming! We curated a 35th Anniversary Spotify playlist featuring artists from our 2022 lineup for your listening pleasure! Take in music from JJ Grey & Mofro, Charlie Musselwhite, Vanessa Collier, Eric Gales, Too Slim & the Taildraggers, Curley Taylor & Zydeco Trouble, GA-20 and more.


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. We look forward to another great year and hope to see YOU at the 36th Annual Winthrop Rhythm and Blues Festival!!

Winthrop Music Association (WMA) is a 501(c)3 non profit organization formed in 2005 to ensure the continued success of the annual Winthrop Rhythm & Blues Festival. WMA strives to promote arts and cultural activities in the Methow Valley and beyond. WMA is a proud supporter of The Cove Food Bank, Methow Valley School District Music Program, Methow Arts, Methow Valley Theater, Room One, Washington Blues Society Musician Relief Fund, Inland Empire Blues Society, Cascade Blues Association, Methow Valley AAU Basketball Booster, Tommy Zbyszewski Methow Valley Education Foundation scholarship and many others.

Beer Garden Shows

Friday July 15, 2022 – 7 PM TO CLOSE

  • Hector Anchondo
  • Junkyard Jane
  • GA-20
  • Vanessa Collier

This show benefits the Cove Food Bank and other local non profits

Saturday and Sunday evenings

  • Methow Juke Joint Allstars!

Beer Garden pouring Molson Coors and Icicle Brewing!


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Thank you to our Partners!


2020 Best Festival
Washington Blues Society

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2015 Keeping The Blues Alive Recipient
The Blues Foundation


2020 Grand Summit Award
Washington Festival & Events Association


Proud Member
Washington Festival & Events Association

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