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November 2021 – WINTHROP RHYTHM & BLUES FESTIVAL honored at State Conference!

Winthrop Rhythm & Blues Festival was thrilled and honored to receive several awards including BEST IN SHOW for our “Winthrop R&B Presents” series at the Washington Festival and Events Association (WFEA) Annual Summit Awards ceremony this past month.

We also received awards for:
We are proud of the body of work accomplished during the last 20 months and can never thank you, our fans and supporters, enough for making this all possible.
Thank you to the WFEA for their recognition of the work we’ve done to keep on keepin’ on and continue supporting our beloved blues artists!

October 2020 – Winthrop Rhythm & Blues Festival receives GRAND SUMMIT AWARD

A bright moment for Winthrop Rhythm & Blues Festival in these challenging times. At the virtual installment last week of the annual Washington Festivals and Events Association (WFEA) conference, online attendees took a moment out from discussing the challenges of reopening big events in the age of Covid, to present the Winthrop R&B Festival it’s highest honor, the GRAND SUMMIT AWARD. The award, given each year to an event with the most successful and balanced overall marketing effort, is for work on our 2019 Festival. Winthrop won several awards in the large event category:
• Grand Summit Award
• Best Social Media
• Best Social Media Ad Campaign
• Best Event Recap/Fest Overview Document, and
• Best Photo—of The Dusty 45s by Peter Dervin .


2020 Best Festival
Washington Blues Society


2015 Keeping The Blues Alive Recipient
The Blues Foundation


2022 Grand Summit Award
Washington Festival & Events Association


Proud Member
Washington Festival & Events Association

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