History (Past Performers)

2016 Line Up

Chaka Khan / Keb’ Mo’ / Johnny Lang / Brian Culbertson / Sheila E. / Bobby Rush / Nikki Hill / Raul Midon / Igor Prada from Brazil / Moreland & Arbuckle

2015 Line Up

Buddy Guy / Dave Koz & Rick Braun with special guest Kenny Lattimore / Taj Mahal Trio / WAR / Jackie Greene / Karen Briggs & Mike Phillips / Kyle Eastwood / The Rad Trads / Quinn DeVeaux / B.B. & The Blue Shacks / Jimmy Smith Band / Sabor De Mi Cuba

2014 Line Up

Gary Clark Jr. / Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue / Boney James / Larry Graham & Graham Central Station / Ana Popovic / Roy Rogers & The Delta Rhythm Kings / Goapele / Davina & The Vagabonds / Jon Batiste & Stay Human / Mitch Woods / Beso Negro / Nicolas Bearde

2013 Line Up

Bozz Scaggs / Jeffrey Osborne / Ledisi / Robert Cray Band / Euge Groove / Los Lobos / Gregory Porter / The California Honeydrops / Collaboration Jazz Band ft. Brenda Reed / Shane Dwight / Times 4 / Robert Thomas

2012 Line Up

Tower of Power / George Thorogood and the Destroyers / George Benson / Taj Mahal / The Dream Tour ft. Brian Culbertson & David Sanborn / Robert Randolph and the Family Band / Meklit Hadero / Blues Broads ft. Angela Strehli, Tracy Nelson, Dorothy Morrison & Annie Sampson / Xecutive Sweet / Eric Lindell Band with Anson Funderburgh / Matt Silva Project / Twice As Good

2011 Line Up

Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds / B.B King / Norman Brown / Richard Elliot / Buddy Guy / Jackie Greene / Jeff Golub / Carlitos Medrano / Ana Popovic / Kim Nalley Band / Shade / Lightnin’ Malcom & Cameron Kimbrough / D’Giin

2010 Line Up

Jeffrey Osborne / The Doobie Brothers / Fourplay / Jimmie Vaughan / David Sanborn ft. Joey DeFrancesco / Charlie Musselwhite / Spencer Day / Shane Dwight / Big Sam’s Funky Nation / Mitch Woods / D’Giin / Blues Defenders

2009 Line Up

Al Jarreau / The Neville Brothers / Jazz Attack ft Rick Braun, Jonathan Butler & Richard Elliot / Dr. John / Jackiem Joyner / Tommy Castro Band / Bernard Allison / Rick Estrin / Janiva Magness / East Bay Soul / The Delta Wires / Mads Tolling Quartet / Otis Taylor Band / Mads Tolling Quartet / Mofo Party Band / Times 4

2008 Line Up

RUSSIAN RIVER BLUES FESTIVAL

Jonny Lang / Los Lonely Boys / The Fabulous Thunderbirds / Robben Ford / 
Shemekia Copeland / Earl Thomas / Dan Hicks & The Hot Licks / Coco Montoya
Chris Cotton Band / John Nemeth Band / Bill Noteman & The Rockets / Volker Strifler Band

JAZZ ON THE RIVER

KEM / Guitars & Saxes ft Peter White / Gerald Albright / Jeff Golub / 
Jeff Lorber / Mindi Abair / George Duke / Pete Escovedo Orchestra / Earl Klugh / 
Althea Rene / Urban Jazz Coalition / Lloyd Gregory / Terrance Brewer / Forte

2007 Line Up

BLUES FESTIVAL

Little Richard / Buddy Guy / Koko Taylor / Kenny Wayne Sheperd / Bettye Lavette / 
Lowrider Band / Elvin Bishop / Roy Rogers / Lady Bianca / The Blues Defenders

JAZZ FESTIVAL

Chaka Kahn / Norman Brown’s Summer Storm ft Peabro Bryson, Marion Meadows & Jeff Lorber
Boney James / Joe Sample Trio / Poncho Sanchez / Christian Scott / Ledisi / 
Lavay Smith / Michaele / Forte / Catwalk

2006 Line Up

RUSSIAN RIVER BLUES FESTIVAL

Chicago Blues Reunion / Taj Mahal / Floyd Dixon / Al Kooper / Sista Monica Parker / 
Corey Harris & The 5×5 Band / Angela Strehli / Pinetop Perkins & The Wille “Big Eyes” Smith Band / 
David Jacobs Strain Trio / Larry McCray / Earl Thomas

JAZZ ON THE RIVER

KEM / Etta James & The Roots Band / The Bobby Hutcherson Quartet / Clarke/Duke Project
 / Eddi Marshall’s Holy Mischief Ensemble / Roy Ayers / Jean Carne / 
Wayne Henderson / Bobbi Humphrey / Ronnie Laws / Jon Lucien / Lonnie Liston Smith / 
Al Williams Jazz Society / Nina Sheldon / Clairdee / Bob Dorough

2005 Line Up

RUSSIAN RIVER BLUES FESTIVAL

Al Green / Los Lobos / Deborah Coleman / Ike Turner & The Kings of Rhythm / 
Coco Montoya / Shemekia Copeland / Maria Muldaur / The Tommy Castro Band / 
The Johnny Rawls Revue / Bettye Lavette / Earl Thomas

JAZZ ON THE RIVER

Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra ft. Arturo O’Farrill & Paquito D’Rivera / 
Chris Botti / Pat Metheny Trio / Carla Bley The Lost Chords / Dave Holland Big Band
 / Guitars & Saxes ft. Mindi Abair, Jeff Golub, Warren Hill & Wayman Tisdale
 / A Salute to the Music of Frank Sinatra by the Nelson Riddle Orchestra ft Bryan Anthony / 
The Cedar Walton Quartet ft. Vincent Herring, David Williams & Lewis Nash / 
Kim Nalley / Dan Hicks & The Hot Licks / The Benny Barth Trio

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