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Festival Schedule!

This is the tentative lineup for this year’s festival.
Friday Sept. 16th:
5- 10:30~
SHAWN HOLT and the TEARDROPS with special guest JOHN PRIMER
EDDIE SHAW and the Wolfgang with special guest Donnie “Mr. Downchild” Walsh
MAC ARNOLD and Plate Full O’ Blues

10:30 – ?~
Late Show under the tent
The CHRIS O’LEARY Band

Saturday Sept. 17th:
12:30~
Annual Pine Ave. Memorial Car and Bike Cruise
Cruisers will meet at Sal Maglie stadium to start cruising at 1, will travel down Pine and end at the Festival
1-10:30~
ACES and EIGHTS their set will be a tribute to the Nighthawks!
The ELECTRA and special guests (TBA later)
The TOMMY Z Band
Lil’ ED and the Blues Imperials
JOHN MAYALL and the BLUESBREAKERS

10:30 -?~
Late Show under the Tent
POPA CHUBBY

Sunday Sept. 18th.:
Noon-7
Gospel Blues Brunch Featuring
MARSHA MCWILSON and the Go Go Girls~ Sherrie, Kelli, Carolyn, and Shania
and special guest CLAUDETTE KING! daughter of blues legend BB King
both backed by the Beautiful Music Band
This year will be a full day of gospel with the following performers:
Constance Matthews
~Powerhouse national recording artist
Richie Derwald
~Elvis impersonator singing gospel
Malcolm Wilson and Joshua’s Generation
~ choir of the gospel workshop of America
Oral Roberts
~Caribbean Calypso gospel
Church Boy 100 (Larry Kennedy)
~hip hop rap gospel
Pat Ragin, the Gospel Queen, and The Men in White
~ Traditonal
The Potter’s House Liturgical Dancers
~ Jesus centered worship music
Ella Robinson and the New Beginnings Choir
Ezra Scott
~ quartet
Jimmy Smith
~traditional gospel
Angel Vox
~congos by the way of Uganda
Cathy Townsend
~ international gospel, jazz, and blues singer from Chicago, IL
Steadfast
~traditional gospel
Favor
~traditional gospel from Buffalo
Black Ernie
~church comedy

Cameron McWilson
~ son of Marsha McWilson