Welcome to the Central Delaware Blues Society

Where our motto is: "You don't play the Blues, You let it out!" 


Jams or shows every Thursday night 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM. 

Donate to the Central Delaware Blues Society

The Central Delaware Blues Society is an official 501-(c)3 non-profit corporation dedicated to the preservation of Americas native musical art form, the Blues. 


We are a proud affiliate of the Blues Foundation and support their efforts on a national and international basis.     

Upcoming Shows

Hey, get your "Early Bird" Festival Tickets here.

Click on the ticket image to purchase Early Bird "will call" tickets for the 5th Annual Roadhouse Blues Festival. Then look on the right-hand side of the page below "Contact Us" to purchase tickets under the "Links" section. 


 This year we are offering a FREE  Didgeridoo workshop by the world renowned Didgeridoo expert Peter Harper. Bring you Didgeridoo to the festival and learn from the best!  

May 10th

Dan Whitley - Solo

Dan Whitley began putting together a body of work for what he calls "an extremely personal Album of changes". Soon a concept emerged, that with the help of producer, multi-instrumentalist Malcolm Burn, would become 'Calling All Gods' the first full length studio album from guitarist, singer-songwriter, Dan Whitley. 


Pricing - $10.00 for CDBS Members and $15.00 for Non-Members.

May 19 - 20

Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival - May 19 and 20

Checkout the great lineup appearing at the 2018 Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival. Tickets available on their website.

July 21, 2018 - CDBS Festival

The Central Delaware Blues Society 5th Annual Roadhouse Blues Festival

Our 5th Annual Roadhouse Blues Festival has a great lineup you do not want to miss. Checkout more details by going to our "Our Festival" page. Early Bird tickets are available beginning April 1st with member and non-member ticket purchase discounts. Get your tickets now by visiting our "Store" or clicking here  "Get Tickets" to go directly to the purchase site. 


We have a great lineup with the Nighthawks headlining the festival. Festival starts at noon and runs until 9:00PM. We'll have food trucks, vendors, craft and domestic beers and loads of fun waiting for you. 


This year we are offering a FREE  Didgeridoo workshop by the world renowned Didgeridoo expert Peter Harper. Bring you Didgeridoo to the festival and learn from the best!  


Kids are welcome and any under 10 years old get in FREE! 


Bring your lawn chairs, umbrella, pop-up tent (set up in rear of grounds), coolers (no alcoholic beverages please, they will be inspected at the gate) , sunscreen and get ready for a great day of entertainment.     


Advertise in our 2018 Program Guide


We are taking ads for the new Roadhouse Blues Fest Program Guide! Prices remain the same at $50 for a half page full color ad, and $80 for a full page full color ad. We ask that your ad be camera ready, include your logo and contact information. You can view last year's Program Guide here


THIS YEAR, WE ARE ADDING SOMETHING NEW! For $25, you can place a quarter page ‘ad’ that sends personal thoughts and wishes! (Think high school yearbook). These ads can offer congratulations, best wishes, birthday sentiments, wishes for the bands and performers, etc. These ads are for personal use only.


The Program Guide is a large part of our fundraising efforts for the Festival, and also provides direct advertising to not only Roadhouse Blues Fest attendees, but anywhere CDBS has a booth or presentation at other events. 


Contact Julie Pugh for more information, either by a Facebook private message, using our "Contact  Us Page" or by email directly at myshorelight@comcast.net

August 2nd

John Pagano Band

August 2, 2018


The John Pagano Band returns to Jonathan's Landing for another great Indie Blues show.  


Travelling from Suwanee Georgia the John Pagano Band is described as playing  “Thick Blues dripping over the edge of Rock” This Indie Rock band captures an old sound with a contemporary style.  Formerly known as JPBlues, their release, “I Will Not Go Quietly” CD was a very familiar name on the Roots Music Report Radio Charts hitting for a total of 28 weeks straight and at #4.  John Pagano is endorsed by Epiphone and was voted by www.Truefire.com as one of their TOP 100 GUITARISTS “YOU SHOULD KNOW”!     


Pricing - $10.00 for CDBS Members and $15.00 for Non-Members.  

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Our Society

Join the Central Delaware Blues Society

The Central Delaware Blues Society helps to promote and grow Blues Music. If you live in Delaware, Eastern shore of Maryland / Virginia or just love the Blues, join us. We want to expose as many people as we can to Blues Music and support national and local Blues musicians. 


You don't play the Blues, you let it out!

Donate to Central Delaware Blues Society

The Central Delaware Blues Society is an official 501-(c)3 non-profit corporation dedicated to the preservation of Americas native musical art form, the Blues. 


We are a proud affiliate of the Blues Foundation and support their efforts on a national and international basis.  

Bring Your USO Donations

The CentralDelaware Blues Society collects donations for the USO wishlist at every jam and show. 


What the USO needs:

Individually packed nuts, Instant Oatmeal, Keurig Cups (of coffee, tea, and hot cocoa), 12 Oz. Coffee Cups, Individually packaged Fruit Cups and Trail Mix. Chap Stick, Water, Coffee Creamer and Sugar Substitutes.