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Blues Under the Bridge


Colorado Ave Bridge, 218 West Colorado Ave.. Colorado Springs, CO 80903



KRCC presents Blues Under the Bridge in downtown Colorado Springs. This day-long festival is entering its seventh year, and builds on long-standing partnerships with Bristol Brewing Company, A Music Company Inc., KXRM Fox 21, the Colorado Springs Independent, and the Downtown Colorado Springs Association.

Headlining this year's show are Watermelon Slim and the Workers, John Hammond, the Slide Brothers, with additional performances by Blues Caravan, DB Reilly, and the Just Us League. In addition, KRCC will host three pre-festival shows at Jack Quinn’s Pub and Restaurant, making this a full week of blues in downtown Colorado Springs. Catch B.J. Esteres and Route 66 on Wednesday, July 17, at 7:30 p.m., the Delta Sonics with Al Chesis on Thursday, July 18,   at 7:30 p.m., and Austin Young on Friday, July 19,  at 9 p.m. There will also be a happy hour party at the Mining Exchange Wyndham Grand Hotel featuring Big Jim Adams and Watermelon Slim on Friday, July 19, from 5-8 p.m. Complete festival details are available at, and  Or you can contact Jeff Bieri, KRCC program director and host of "The Blue Plate Special" for contacts and details, at (719) 473-4801 or



Blues Under the Bridge
Blues Under the Bridge
  • Open to Public: Yes
  • Admission Fee:
    • $35 in advance, $40 day of show general public
    • $25 at KRCC for students
    • $25 at KRCC with a CC ID
  • Tickets: KRCC,, Independent Records and Video,
  • Sponsored By: KRCC, Bristol Brewing Company, Downtown Colorado Springs
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