MIDLAND -- Tall City Blues Fest announces its performer line-up.
The festival takes place the last weekend in July (July 29-31) in downtown Midland's Centennial Park and will feature 17 different performers. Other activities include a BBQ Cook-Off, a trade show featuring artisan's handmade original art, Music Memorabilia Museum, VIP Packages, indoor acoustic performances, FREE Performing Artist Presentations, Behind the Music Q&A Panel with Musicians, Midnight Troubadours, Authentic Cajun Cooking and a Best Buy Gaming Lounge. Tall City Blues Fest is a family-friendly Festival.
The outdoor performance schedule is as follows:
Friday Performers (Gates open at 3 PM)
4PM-Bernie Pearl (Orange County, CA)
4:45 PM-Burt Herrin & The Global Warming Band (Midland, TX)
6PM-Andy Macintyre & The Primal Groove (Austin, TX)
7PM-Billy Hendrix Experiment (Odessa, TX)
8PM-Woody Russell (Austin, TX)
9PM-Diddley Squat (Marshall, TX)
10:15PM-Smokin' Joe Kubek w/ special guest Bnois King (Dallas, TX)
Saturday Performers (Gates open at 9 AM)
11 AM-e-Flat Porch Band (McKinney, TX)
12 PM-Gasoline Alley (San Angelo, TX)
1 PM-Jennifer B. & The Groove Kings (Austin, TX)
2:15-Jeff Strahan (New Braunfels, TX)
3:30-John Lisi & The Delta Funk (New Orleans, TX)
6PM-St. Blues Band (Midland, TX)
7PM-James Hinkle (Ft. Worth, TX)
8PM-James Boogaloo Bolden Blues Band (Houston, TX)
9:30PM-Eddie Turner (Denver, CO)
are approximate and may be adjusted by +- 1 hour.
Acoustic performances will also take place inside the Midland Center. Schedule is as follows:
Friday Acoustic Performances
7PM-Jennifer B. & The Groove Kings (Austin, TX)
12PM-Andy Macintyre (Austin, TX)
1:30PM-St. Blues Band (Midland, TX)
7PM-e-Flat Porch Band (McKinney, TX)
Weekend Festival passes are $40 and allow for come-and-go entrance throughout the weekend. The Community Blues Jam on Sunday, July 31st is free to anyone in the community.
For more info on Tall City Blues Fest, to purchase advance Weekend Festival Passes or to see a listing of VIP benefits, go to www.tallcitybluesfest.com.