Tickets Available Now!

Friday ($20), Saturday ($30), and Weekend ($45) tickets are available in person at the Sanford American Legion or online.

Red White & Blues Festival 2018

Summer Blues?

Jeff Hoagland Blues Band

Jeff Hoagland kicks it off @ 7:00 p.m.

Admission - $20.00 Friday Night

                    $30.00 Saturday 1:00 p.m.

Weekend Pass $45.00

Rain or shine!  Bring your own lawn chair (limit 2)

Friday June 29, 2018

Howlin' Rooster

Starts Saturday at 1:00 p.m.

2009 Michigan Representative International Blues Competition

Hotels less than nine (9) miles away!

Saturday June 30, 2018

The Boa Constrictors

Detroit area Blues Band!  You'll appreciate their "slinky" blues!

Sleep Inn ~  (989) 837-1010

2100 W. Wackerly 

Midland, MI 48640

Baymont Inn ~ (800) 422-2744

(989) 631-0070

2200 W. Wackerly 

Midland, MI 48640


The Chris Canas Band

Billed as the hardest working artist in Metro Detroit, The Chris Canas band won their first blues competition in 2007 and are two time winners of the Detroit Blues Society Challenge.


The Blues Disciples

Winners of the 2018 Paramount Blues Challenge and People's Choice Award, and Wisconsin representative in the International Blues Competition in Memphis in January 2019.  All the way from Milwaukee, Wisconsin ~ This band will take you to CHURCH!!

Blues Church...that is!  

Call (989) 513-2637

Calling Dr. Howard

These Doctors are the Michigan representatives in the International Blues Competition in Memphis in January 2019.

These "physicians" will take your blues temperature!

The Joe Stanley Trio

Detroit area Blues Trio

Originally from Saginaw, Joe moved to Detroit to be closer to the Blues scene.


Joe brings his Joe Stanley Trio BACK to mid-Michigan

for the 2018 Red White and Blues Festival

Tickets go on sale April 28, 2018 at our After Tax Party.

$20.00 for Friday night

$30.00 for Saturday

$45.00 for a Weekend Pass

Buy your ticket ONLINE! Click on the link above.

Blues Music - Food - Fun

Area food vendors will be on hand to satisfy your hunger and our blues festival performers will feed your soul!

We're Excited!

To bring you some of the best Blues acts in Michigan (and even Wisconsin)!

Red White and Blues 2018

For information, or if your company is interested in a sponsorship, please call the Post Commander, Mark Authier at (989) 513-2637.

Thanks to our patrons

Sponsored By

Red White and Blues is sponsored by Midland Ford Lincoln, and..."We think you'll like that".

Our Partners

Our special thanks to 

Tim Boychuck State Farm

967 S. Saginaw Rd. in Midland

and Applied Graphics of Auburn

(989) 662-3334

in the Blues

Valley Electrical continues their longstanding support of the American Legion and to Shark Carts who are supplying Golf Carts to assist in our parking area.

Matt Besey

We're pleased to announce that Matt Besey will headline the 2018 Red White & Blues Festival