Friday Night Lineup:
5:00PM - Reverend Raven and the Chain Smokin
Altar Boys featuring Westside Andy
7:00PM - Jay Stulo and The Mighty Aces Reunion
9:00PM - The Jimmy's
Saturday Night Lineup:
1:00PM - Howard "Guitar" Luedtke & Blue Max
3:00PM - Rick Estrin and the Nightcats
5:00PM - Carolyn Wonderland
7:00PM - Mike Zito and his Big Blues Band
9:00PM - Eric Gales
Friday Night - Tommy Benz Band
Saturday Night - Squishy Mud
Please Note: All ticket sales are through our link at Eventbrite. You may print your ticket at home to be scanned, or have it scanned on your phone.
2021 Ticket Prices
Day-Of prices are slightly higher.
2-Day General Admission: $55
Saturday Only General Admission: $45
Friday Only General Admission: $10
There will be a processing fee.
No Carry-Ins are allowed.
No refunds on tickets.
VIP TICKETS: $145: Limited tickets available now
-4 drink tickets
-Friday & Saturday night meals
-Access to front of stage (standing room only)
-Separate VIP area with separate bar, restrooms, seating
Carry-ins are not allowed. A cooler full of ice only will be allowed. Large backpacks/bags will be subject to inspection.
Lawn chairs are permitted. Tents and awnings of any kind are NOT permitted. VIP tickets do not include a chair to keep. Please bring your own chair. There are plastic ones in the VIP area but if you want to sit elsewhere, we suggest bringing a chair!
There are several hotels within 2 miles of the event including the Super 8, Plaza, and La Quinta. There are also the hotels of The Courtyard, Super 8 Rib Mountain and hotels in Weston and Rothschild.
We do not offer camping through the event. The Marathon County Parks Department offers various camp grounds. Contact them directly at 715-261-1550.
No pets are allowed at the Blues Fest.
There will be an ATM on-site
Big Bull Falls Blues Fest will take credit cards on-site for admission to the festival. All beverages and food must be bought with cash.
Smoking is allowed outside the tents. NOT under the tents.
Food and Drinks will be sold at the fest. There will be a variety of vendors. There are no carry-ins allowed.
The festival will happen rain or shine! If there is lightning, we will have to stop the music.
There will be festival apparel for sale on-site!
The lot directly in front of the event is reserved for Handicap Parking only. Please use the city lots on River Drive including the Oak Island Lot.
Photos from past years!
Fern Island Park is located at:
500 River Drive
Wausau, WI 54403
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