NORTH CENTRAL FLORIDA BLUES SOCIETY WOMEN IN BLUES SHOWCASE IS MAY 20
The North Central Florida Blues Society announced that its 5th annual Women in Blues Showcase is May 20th at Cypress & Grove, a fantastic new woman-owned venue. The Women in Blues Showcase’s purpose is celebrating the Blues and the important role female performers have played, do play, and will play in keeping the music vibrant.
The performers this year include International Blues Challenge participants (including Finalists and Semifinalists) and some that have participated in WIB showcases all over the country.
This year’s performers are:
Barbara Paul (Gainesville, FL)
Michelle Banfield (The Shakedown, Gainesville, FL)
Cindy Bear (Jacksonville, FL)
Amanda Ferwerda (The Savants of Soul, Gainesville, FL)
Doris "Lady D" Fields (Beckley, WV)
Bridget Kelly (Bridget Kelly Band, Gainesville, FL)
Amy Hart (Nashville, TN)
Cassie Keenum (Gainesville, FL)
Laurie Lacross-Wright (Rusty Wright Band, Winter Haven, FL/Flint, MI)
Lauren Mitchell (Bradenton, FL)
Niecie (Detroit, MI/Nashville, TN)
Chelsea Oxendine (Gainesville/Live Oak, FL)
Sheba the Mississippi Queen (Ocala, FL)
Sugar and Spice (Sugar and Spice Revue, Tampa, FL)
Pam Taylor (Lancaster, SC)
The event will run from 3 to 9 pm. Admission is $10.
The North Central Florida Blues Society is a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation, cultivation, nurturing and promotion of Blues Music.
Contact: Rob Richardson, 352-871-0676
See ncfblues.org for more details.