Tall City Blues Fest is Signature event for Downtown Midland, TX

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Tall City Blues Fest

(MIDLAND, TX) – An original American music festival, the Fest draws thousands of people downtown every summer to soak up the sounds of award-winning music. With more than 24 performances to choose from there is something to satisfy every musical palette and taste.

In addition to the Apex Onshore Energy Services Outdoor Main Stage), plus the Category 5 Ballroom, and the MVP Vodka Lounge indoor stages featuring nine themed showcases of music, the Fest also offers workshops, an art auction, midnight jam session, vendors, a gospel brunch and more.

Friday, July 6 –

Women in Blues Showcase: Lisa Mann, Annika Chambers, Heather Gillis

Guitar Slingers Showcase: Eddie Turner & Trouble, Jonn Del Toro Richardson

International Showcase: Anni Piper (Australia) , Dany Franchi (Italy) , Kara Grainger (Australia)

Back Porch Blues Showcase: John Egan, Packrat & Lighnin’, Kolassa & Dunavent

West Texas Invitational Act: Tony Barker

Saturday July 7 –

Headlining Set: Kenny Neal, Vanessa Collier, Keeshea Pratt

Deep Down on the Delta Showcase: Davis Coen & the Downstream Drifters, Taylor Made Blues Band

Harp, Axe & Sax Showcase: Norman Jackson Band, Chris O’Leary Band

Stomp & Slide Shindig: The Mighty Orq, Jeff Plankenhorn, E-Flat Porch Band

Youth Music Showcase: 7th Avenue Noise, Ally Venable

West Texas Invitational Act: Tony Barkez



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