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Columbia Pike Blues Festival

Nationally Renowned Blues and Blues-Inspired Performers

The annual Columbia Pike Blues Festival, presented in June by Arlington Arts and the Columbia Pike Revitalization Organization, features the best in contemporary blues and blues-inspired genres in the heart of Arlington. With FREE admission and fun for the whole family, the Blues Festival has an array of kids' activities, food trucks, curated craft vendors, the Arlington Art Truck, and beer available from Arlington's own New District Brewing Company. Come to Columbia Pike, one of Arlington's most diverse neighborhoods and oldest thoroughfares, for an unforgettable musical experience!

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Check out biographies, watch videos and explore featured musicians' websites.

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Explore your options for food, craft beer and shopping from local artisans.

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Living legends take the stage starting at 1 p.m. Check out the afternoon and evening lineup!

Columbia Pike Blues Festival, Arlington, VA

By car, bus, bike or rideshare, it's easy to get to Columbia Pike & S. Walter Reed Dr.