An Ode To The Blues is a Bangalore based premier festival that pays it’s tribute to the Blues – past, present and future. Set up in 2011, this sonic change occurred in the city’s music scene when the 100th birthday of Robert Johnson – known as the father of the Blues was celebrated. Today, An Ode To The Blues is known as one of the biggest ‘small’ festivals in the country. The week leading up to this festival sees the city in its prime form with the whole city reverberating to Blue tunes through Blues Around Town a living breathing festival within a festival. CounterCulture has hosted Texan Blues legend Guitar Shorty, Eric Sardinas, Monica Heldal amongst the other Indian Blues legends such as Soulmate, Blackstratblues, Chronic Blues Circus etc.