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2021 Schedule

The event will be held at the Kenlake State Park Amphitheatre overlooking beautiful Kentucky Lake in Aurora, Kentucky.

Friday, August 27

  • Gates open at 2:30 p.m.
  • The Legendary Shack Shakers
  • Johnny Mac
  • Lew Jetton & 61 South
  • Doppelganger
  • Hog Maw
  • Dallas Remmington
  • John Sutton
  • MCHA McBig Band

Saturday, August 28

  • Gates open at 10:00 a.m.
  • Nightmasters
  • The Xtraordinary Gentlemen
  • Flatland Harmony Experiment
  • Bryan Fox & the Good Chiggens
  • JD Wilkes
  • Jay and Those Other Guys
  • Band of Brothers
  • The Revelators
  • Tim Lynch
  • Haleigh Martin
  • Hunter
  • Tailfin Cadillacs
  • Cat Daddy'o
  • A Different Sound

About the Festival

The Kenlake Hot August Blues Festival began in 1990 as a one-day event. The festival has grown into a tweekend event, which takes place on the Friday and Saturday before Labor Day Weekend each year. Previous years' acts have included Delta Moon, Deja Blues Band, Toad Strangler and several other notable blues musicians.

Guest can enjoy live music, great eats and a variety of resorts and lodges to make the weekend comfortable and complete.


Get your tickets online or at several participating ticket outlets around the area.  Get details here.