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Wall of Blues

As a tribute to the deceased artists, who have performed at Blues Peer since the beginning of the festival in 1985, a 'Wall Of Blues' has been set up in the Backstage area. Life-size pictures from the festival archives evoke many beautiful memories from the past 33 years. You will find a complete overview on this page.

Memphis Slim

°1915 +1988 | last visit: 1987

Stevie Ray Vaughan

°1954 +1990 | last visit: 1988

Jo Ann Kelly

°1944 +1990 | last visit: 1988

John Campbell

°1952 +1993 | last visit: 1989

Albert Collins

°1932 +1993 | last visit: 1993

Cab Calloway

°1907 +1994 | last visit: 1992

Danny Gatton

°1945 +1994 | last visit: 1994

Ted Hawkins

°1936 +1995 | last visit: 1987

Luke Walter

°1947 +1996 | last visit: 1986

Johnny Copeland

°1937 +1997 | last visit: 1985

Junior Wells

°1934 +1998 | last visit: 1986

Charles Brown

°1922 +1999 | last visit: 1991

Curtis Mayfield

°1942 +1999 | last visit: 1987

Katie Webster

°1936 +1999 | last visit: 1986

Pops Staples

°1914 +2000 | last visit: 1992

John Lee Hooker

°1917 +2001 | last visit: 1988

Little Jimmy King

°1964 +2002 | last visit: 1993

John Brim

°1922 +2003 | last visit: 2001

Hank Ballard

°1927 +2003 | last visit: 1995

Ray Charles

°1930 +2004 | last visit: 1994

Son Seals

°1942 +2004 | last visit: 1997

Little Milton

°1934 +2005 | last visit: 1993

C. Gatemouth Brown

°1924 +2005 | last visit: 1996

Wilson Pickett

°1941 +2006 | last visit: 1999

Robert Lockwood

°1915 +2006 | last visit: 1994

Sam Myers

°1936 +2006 | last visit: 1991

Snooky Pryor

°1921 +2006 | last visit: 1993

Ike Turner

°1931 +2007 | last visit: 1998

Buddy Miles

°1947 +2008 | last visit: 1997

Jeff Healey

°1966 +2008 | last visit: 1993

Bo Diddley

°1928 +2008 | last visit: 1997

Robert Lucas

°1962 +2008 | last visit: 1992

Koko Taylor

°1928 +2009 | last visit: 1996

Willy De Ville

°1950 +2009 | last visit: 2002

Solomon Burke

°1940 +2010 | last visit: 2008

Dick Wagensveld

°1957 +2011 | last visit: 2009

Gary Moore

°1952 +2011 | last visit: 2006

Johnny Otis

°1921 +2012 | last visit: 1989

Etta James

°1938 +2012 | last visit: 1990

Ray Manzarek

°1939 +2013 | last visit: 2011

Magic Slim

°1937 +2014 | last visit: 2010

Sista Monica Parker

°1956 +2014 | last visit: 2000

Bobby Blue Bland

°1930 +2014 | last visit: 1994

Percy Sledge

°1941 +2015 | last visit: 1995

B.B. King

°1925 +2015 | last visit: 2012

Allen Toussaint

°1938 +2015 | last visit: 1998

Otis Clay

°1942 +2016 | last visit: 1993

Lonnie Mack

°1941 +2016 | last visit: 1989

Candye Kane

°1961 +2016 | last visit: 2000

Sharon Jones

°1956 +2016 | last visit: 2004

Chuck Berry

°1926 +2017 | last visit: 1997

Lonnie Brooks

°1933 +2017 | last visit: 2000