The Annual Paoli Blues Fest & Main Line Music Festival

A BIG thank you to all of our musicians, sponsors, vendors, volunteers and patrons!

We are overwhelmed with gratitude and excitement!!! Looking ahead to our 15th year in 2024, we can’t wait to continue this incredible journey with all of you. The best is yet to come, and we can’t wait to see you all next year at the Paoli Blues/Main Line Music Festival!

(Many thanks to Ray Regan for the great photos in our 2023 photo album!)

Saturday, September 28th, 2024

WILSON FARM PARK
500 LEE RD.
CHESTERBROOK, PA 19087

New Name, New Venue, Better Than Ever

by Susan L. Shiber

There will be cheering and clapping from the crowd. Dancing in the park. Merriment throughout a magnificent day. Why the heady exuberance? One of the happiest toe-tapping music events in the area is returning…

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about us

Paoli Blues / Main Line Music Festival

Step into the rhythm of history with the Paoli Blues Fest! Founded in 2009 as a non-profit/501(c)3 Pennsylvania corporation, our mission has always been to bring the soulful vibes of blues music to the heart of our community. But that’s not all – we wanted to create an avenue for local small businesses to shine and connect with our wonderful town!

Back in the day, Paoli yearned for a grand-scale event that could keep the beats echoing through the streets all day long. And so, in 2009, we gave birth to our very first festival. The response was incredible, as an estimated 5,000 guests flocked to the celebration, exploring 45 vibrant vendor booths while being serenaded by a dozen sensational local bands on five stages!

As the years rolled by, we fine-tuned the festival to perfection. Listening to our fans and what the music in our hearts really meant, we scaled down to one stage, to ensure an even more intimate and unforgettable experience for all. But the magic doesn’t stop there! Our littlest live music enthusiasts are in for a treat with our delightful KidsZone, complete with a moon-bounce, face painting, mesmerizing balloon sculptures, and that classic favorite, cotton candy! Of course, we included Paoli Fire and EMS with a Ladder Truck and Ambulance on site for kids and adults alike.

So join us at the Paoli Blues/Main Line Music Festival at the 90 acre Wilson Farm Park, where Blues, R&B, Rock ‘n Roll, and maybe even a little C&W music meets local charm, and the entire main line comes alive with harmonious energy. It’s a celebration of music, community, and a whole lot of fun!

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Enter Wilson Farm Park from the west side via Lee Road. If you’re on 202 South,  exit at Chesterbrook,  turn right onto Chesterbrook and second right onto Lee Road. If northbound on 202, turn left on Chesterbrook Blvd. to Lee Rd. entrance.

The park entrance is at the end of Lee Road. Lots of FREE extra parking in office lots where indicated!

GoFundMe 2023

The 12th Annual Paoli Blues Fest needs YOU!

Want to play a significant part in making a difference in people’s lives on September 30, 2023? We’re reaching out to raise money that will benefit the non-profit 501 (C)3 Paoli Blues Fest, Inc., and any donation will help make an impact. Many thanks in advance for your contribution to this cause that has meant so much to our community since 2009. All proceeds above and beyond the cost of the event will directly benefit the Paoli Blues Fest Foundation, providing scholarships for local children to attend music schools.

Who are we? This FREE EVENT, Founded in 2009, The Paoli Blues Fest encourages community involvement by sponsoring and hosting events for public benefit and enjoyment, including a diverse realm of blues musicians. By promoting blues music in the community, we increase awareness and preserve, cultivate, nurture, and promote an appreciation and understanding of blues music in general, its historical influence and importance as an American cultural expression, and its relevance to the local history of the area. The annual free-to-the-public concert is attended by thousands of people from throughout the Philadelphia region. In addition, the Paoli Blues Fest asks attendees to donate canned goods to local food banks. To date, our attendees have donated many thousands of pounds of food, while the Foundation has also provided thousands of dollars in scholarships to area students to study music at our local music schools.

After three years of waiting out the pandemic as well as construction on our venue site, we are back at work planning a great day of blues, brews and community fun for all ages, but we cannot possibly do it without the help of YOU, our fans, friends and community small businesses.

The Annual Paoli Blues Fest & Main Line Music Festival

New Venue

WILSON FARM PARK
500 LEE RD.
CHESTERBROOK, PA 19087

Saturday, September 28th, 2024

11:30 AM – 6:30 PM

the Lineup

12PM

Blue Bizness

Blow the House Down

1PM

2PM

Russ Lambert & The SlideWinder Blues Band

AM Radio Tribute Band

3PM

4PM

Little Buddy

Deb Callahan

5PM