See you next year,
for the 10th Edition
The Festival’s gates open at 17:00 every day
They close at 2:00 on Thursday’s night and Friday’s night, except on Saturday’s night, at 4:00.
Thursday 6th of July 2017
17:30 Vernissage and Funny Blues
18:45 Pascal Geiser (CH)
Swiss Blues Challenge 2016 Winner et EBC 2017 finalist
20:30 Le Beau Lac de Bâle (CH) fête ses 40 ans de scène
22:30 Trust (F) « Au nom de la Rage » Tour
Friday 7th of July 2017
17:30 Félix Rabin (CH)
18:45 Gaëlle Buswel (F)
1er prix France Blues et EBC 2017 finalist
20:30 Dawn Tyler Watson & Ben Racine Band (CAN)
Winner at the 2017 International Blues Challenge in Memphis
22:30 Vintage Trouble (USA)
Saturday 8th of July 2017
17:30 Psychose (CH) fête ses 30 ans de scène
18:45 Eric Slim Zahl & The South West Swingers (NO)
Winner at the 2016 European Blues Challenge
20:30 Van Wilks (USA)
22:30 ZZ TOP (USA) « The Tonnage Tour »
01:00 BACK:N:BLACK (USA/CH) The girls who play AC/DC
THE BEGINNING IN 2008...
Led by a few enthusiastic local people who love Sierre, their hometown, a group met up to discuss the possibility of creating new events in the tradition of the Fêtes du Rhône, Festival du Petit-Bois, Sympaboum, Festival international de la BD, and Vinéa.
These Blues lovers formed an initiating committee made up of Jacques Melly, Patrick Bérod, Gérard Sermier, Jean-Marie Grand, Bernard Moix, Paul-Mac Bonvin, Daniel Dekumbis, Fabrice Caldelari and Silvio Caldelari, and they decided to present the project to create an international festival dedicated to Blues to the town council under the name of
Children till 16 years pay 50% of the ticket price but can only enter if accompanied by an adult that is minimum 30 years old. Please present a valid ID at the festival.
The Sierre Blues Festival takes place at the Plaine Bellevue. The site is located to the south of the town centre and the CFF railway station (direct access). Sierre is easy to get to by train, bus or road.
We highly recommend that you use public transport to get to the Sierre Blues Festival which is located just south of the CFF railway station and the bus station.
If you decide to travel by car with your own vehicle, various Festival car parks are available. Follow the P FESTIVAL signs.