Blues Fest


Thank you to the Fishers community and all who made 2021's Blues Fest incredible. We're already planning the 10th Annual Fishers Blues Fest for 2022. Stay tuned next year for announcements on date, lineup, and more.

End the summer with the 9th Annual Fishers Blues Fest, a Labor Day tradition! The free, two-night event includes performances by renowned local and national blues artists.

This year, Blues Fest returns from 5 to 10 p.m.  Friday, September 3, and from 3 to 10 p.m. Saturday, September 4.

2021 Lineup

Friday, September 3 
Agents of Redemption – 5:20 p.m.
Lil’ Red & The Rooster – 6:50 p.m.
Bobby Rush – 8:15/8:30 p.m.

Saturday, September 4
Doug Henthorn – 3 p.m.
Mr. Kinetik – 4 p.m.
Joanna Connor – 5:45 p.m.
Bernard Allison – 7:15 p.m.
Brandon “Taz” Niederauer – 8:45 p.m.

Blues Fest 2021 poster

Know Before You Go

Admission & Seating

Entry to all events is free and first-come, first-served. No tickets or pre-registration required. Seating is general admission and first-come, first-served. The front lawn will serve as a designated social distancing area with marked spaces for parties who wish to have a socially distanced space. The large, back lawn is open seating.

Food & Drink

Outside food and drinks are allowed with the exception of alcohol due to Indiana State Excise Law (Indiana Code 7.1-5-8-4). Food, beverage, and snack vendors will be on site, with some selling beer and wine. Bags and coolers will be searched at entry gates.


While dogs are permitted at the NPD AMP, Fishers Parks advises against bringing your furry friends to this venue during live music events due to the stress our sound equipment could cause for your pet. All dogs must be on a leash, and dogs must be taken outside the venue for potty breaks Proper waste cleanup is required.


All information regarding weather, safety, and potential rescheduling will be communicated through the NPD AMP's social media channels. Follow @NPDamp on Facebook and Instagram.

Covid-19 Safety Precautions

In accordance with Indiana state guidelines and orders, the NPD AMP is working alongside the Fishers Health Department to ensure patron and event organizer safety. Fishers Parks and the Nickel Plate District amphitheater will follow all local mandates at the time of any show or concert. Hand sanitizer and hand-washing stations are available throughout the venue. Masks are not required but are strongly encouraged for those who are not fully vaccinated and for all patrons when social distancing cannot be maintained..

Connect With Us

Guests are strongly encouraged to follow the NPD AMP social media channels for the latest information and requirements for entry to these events. Follow @NPDamp on Facebook and Instagram. All details and schedules are subject to change without notice.


Parking is located in the Switch, Police, and Spark Apartments garages. Accessible parking is located in the east City Hall lot. See a parking map here.

Restrooms are located in the pavilion and in the AMP building to the west of the stage.

2021 event parking map