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Cognac Blues Passions 2018

  • Cognac, France
  • 3-7 July 2018
  • Blues
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Celebrating 25 years of fantastic shows

Cognac Blues Passions is an eclectic music festival held annually in the heart of the eponymous French town.

Blues, jazz, soul, folk, pop and acoustic music take centre stage as the festival inhabits Cognac's beautiful public gardens for a week of shows.

The festival marks its 25th anniversary in the summer of 2018, celebrating a rich history of showcasing the finest musicians old and new, from legends like BB King and Ray Charles through to Massive Attack, Erykah Badu, Sting and Seal in recent years.



  • Santana
  • James Blunt
  • Beth Ditto


  • Santana
  • Aymeric Maini
  • Automatic City
  • Gunwood
  • Guy Verlinde & The Mighty Gators

  • James Blunt
  • Alice Merton

  • Beth Ditto
  • Sandra Nkaké
  • Asaf Avidan
  • Caro Emerald
  • Kaz Hawkins

The festival takes place in the scenic public gardens that surround Cognac's Town Hall. The town itself, made famous by its brandy production, is situated in the west of France, close to Angoulême.


Jardin Publique, Cognac, France


Cognac is connected directly by rail to Angoulême, which has rail links to Paris, Bordeaux, Lille, La Rochelle, Limoges, Strasbourg, Tours and a number of other regional destinations.

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