(HUGHESVILLE, PA) – A slate
of award-winning blues artists are in place for the 30th Annual
Billtown Blues Festival, to be held June 14-16 at the Lycoming County Fairgrounds
in Hughesville Pennsylvania. Lil Ed and the Blues Imperials, Nick Moss with
special guest Dennis Gruening, rising stars, Vanessa Collier and Lindsay
Beaver, Ray Fuller and the Bluesrockers, Miss Freddye Stover, recent IBC Gibson
Guitar Award winner Gabe Stillman and his IBC finalist band, The Gabe Stillman
Band, the Craig Thatcher Band with G.E. Smith, eclectic duo Mulebone, college
circuit favorites, The National Reserve, are among those who are confirmed for
three days of music presented by the Billtown Blues Association.
The event will also include
seventeen-year-old Nashvillian, McKinley James, and a special set by area
favorites the Uptown Music Collective’s Blues Performance Group as well as
regional favorites, guitar/boogie-woogie duo, united for this special event,
Ramblin’ Dan Stevens and JT “Blues” Thompson, plus an opening Billtown Gospel
Revue on Sunday and more to be announced.
The festival offers on-site
camping for RVs and Campers as well as Car-Tent camping. A restricted area is reserved exclusively for
those wanting to combine three days of great music but at the end of the day
enjoy just a short stroll to their lodging location.
Tickets for all camping options as well as “music only” are now available here.
The BBA “host” hotel is the
Genetti Hotel in downtown Williamsport.
Bus service will be provided to and from the Host hotel on each festival
day. Food and beverage is available on
site as will be the ever-popular Craft Row.