Welcome to Notodden Blues Festival 2024!


29. Jun 2024

The Fabulous Thunderbirds to NBF2024!

We open the Easter egg and happily treat our audience to lots of goodies in time for Easter. An already impressive program for this year's festival continues to grow.

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19. Apr 2024

Blood Brothers and Dance With A Stranger to this years' festival!

An already impressive program at this year's Notodden Blues Festival continues to grow.

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19. Apr 2024

Elles Bailey, Israel Nash and Shandon Sahm at Rootsville Americana stage!

Since 2019, the Rootsville Americana stage has been a great success at the Notodden Blues Festival.

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19. Feb 2024

The soul star Rag 'n' Bone Man is coming to Notodden!

Multi-platinum selling and multi-Brit Award-winning British soul and vocal phenomenon Rag 'N' Bone Man as one of the headliners for the big festival Saturday.

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26. Jan 2024

Anan Popovic is coming back to Notodden in 2024!

Notodden Blues Festival releases a new specially ordered concert with the award-winning guitarist and singer Ana Popovic. With that, the festival continues to add strong female artist profiles to its artist list for 2024.

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16. Jan 2024

TNT and Nick Moss Band feat. Dennis Gruenling to NBF2024!

TNT joins Deep Purple on the festival's rock Friday and Nick Moss Band feat. Dennis Gruenling takes us to a sweaty blues club in Chicago!

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Useful information about Notodden Blues Festival!

Spotify playlist 2024

Listen to the official playlist from Notodden!

Get to know one of Europes biggest blues festivals!

Notodden Blues Festival, abbreviated NBF, is a blues festival that takes place at Notodden in Telemark county, and is one of Northern Europe's largest blues festivals.

The festival was organized for the first time in 1988 and then sold approx. 2,000 tickets with a turnover of approx. NOK 200,000. In 2011, 18,000 people bought tickets and it is estimated that approx. 31,400 people visited the festival's official events.

The festival received Telemark county's cultural award in 1998. Notodden Blues Festival was voted the world's best blues festival in 2010, and received the Keeping The Blues Alive Award from the American blues organization Blues Foundation as visible proof of that.

Notodden Blues Festival has a close collaboration with LO and many of LO's confederations, which have been main sponsors for several years. Among other things, the "LO family" is behind a large solidarity concert on the festival's closing day..