Doheny Blues Festival - May 20 & 21, 2017
$20 – $425
Doheny Blues Festival - May 20 & 21, 2017

Doheny Blues Festival - May 20 & 21, 2017

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Doheny State Beach

25300 Dana Point Harbor

Dana Point, CA 92629

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Recognized as one of the best blues festivals in North America, the Doheny Blues Festival has welcomed a mix of music legends and rock headliners, including: B.B. King, John Fogerty, Bonnie Raitt, Buddy Guy, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Joe Bonamassa, Ben Harper, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Gregg Allman and many more. Held each May at the iconic Orange County landmark of Doheny State Beach, the festival boasts an eclectic food court, the intimate Backporch stage with microbrew tastings, and a stellar line up year after year.

This coming year marks the 20th anniversary of the celebrated Doheny Blues Festival! The 2017 Doheny Blues Festival will take place May 20 & 21 at Doheny State Beach in Dana Point.

Make sure to get your Weekend Passes today for the event of the season!


Will tickets be sold at the event?

We will sell tickets the day of the event ($10 more day-of-show) if we do not sell out prior to the festival.

What is the best time to arrive?

Best time to arrive to the Doheny Blues Festival is early! Lines start to form as early as 6:00 a.m.

What do I need to do to be able to pick up my wristbands?

Please download and bring your printed ticket(s) on the day of the festival to the Front Gate entrance. You will need to exchange your printed ticket for a wristband.

Unable to your print ticket?

No worries! Please present your ticket on your smart phone or mobile device or visit the Customer Service Booth at the Front Gate.

Is re-entry allowed at the festival?

Entry and re-entry into the festival is permitted with a wristband securely affixed to your wrist. Stretched, ripped or tampered with wristbands will be confiscated by security.

I bought weekend passes, how do I get in both days?

Upon entry into the festival, your ticket will be exchanged for a wristband that you must wear for the duration of the weekend. Please note: Weekend passes are only good for one person for the duration of the festival. The wristband is non-transferable (you cannot transfer it to someone else), non-exchangeable and cannot be removed.

Where can I park my car at the festival?

Click Here for parking information.

What can I bring to the festival?

Click Here for guideline information.

What if it rains?

The festival is rain or shine, artists and times are subject to change without notice. No refunds or exchanges.

For more frequently asked questions Click Here


After completing your purchase, you will receive an order confirmation email from Eventbrite on behalf of Doheny Blues Music Festival. Your ticket(s) will be attached to this email as a pdf. Make sure to print the ticket(s) and bring them to the event or go green and download the Eventbrite app to present your ticket(s) on your smart phone! IMPORTANT: If you do not see the order confirmation in your inbox, make sure to check your junk/spam folders.

What if I do not see my order confirmation in my inbox?

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Doheny State Beach

25300 Dana Point Harbor

Dana Point, CA 92629

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