End of Summer Got You Singing the Blues? Hit the Road and Sing-along at the Women in Blues Event.
This summer has got to be one of the weirdest summers I have ever seen. Between the weather and the broken hearts floating around in those flood waters (mine included), it’s not hard to understand why women are singing the blues.. except that some do it for the fun, sheer pleasure and the love of the genre.
Thanks to good friend and “sistah” on the right coast (girl, we are going to meet one of these days !), Michele Seidman (Michele and the Midnight blues) has got the second annual
Women in Blues Festival kicking off ticket sales on Sept 1, 2007!
Celebrate the Arts presents, the 2nd National Women in Blues Festival in Wilmington, North Carolina, November 2nd & 3rd on the lower level of the Water Street Parking Deck, over looking the Cape Fear River. The Festival not only brings in women blues artists from all over the country, its ticket profits benefit many women’s charities including; Domestic Violence, Rape Crisis, CARE of UNCW, and the Full Belly Project.
This year’s headliners include Georgia Songbird, EG Kight (six time Blues Music Award nominee) and the Deanna Bogart Band.
Tickets will be available through the web site starting September 1st, 2007 ($20 each night or $30 for the weekend pass). For blues lovers and music fans of every age, this is an event not to miss. Compilation CDs will be available at the Festival and soon online. For more information go to www.NationalWomenInBlues.com, where you will find more on the line-up and direct contact information, or you can email Wilmywoodmayor@aol.com . To sample the artists music check our friends list at www.myspace.com/nationalwomeninblues
No matter if you are a man or a woman, happy or sad, come sing the blues and hear some of the finest blues singers in the US (and probably the world) at the Women in Blues Festival!