T Bone Walker Blues Festival Adds More Names to its Slate

LONGVIEW (KYTX) - More names have been announced to play at the T-Bone Walker Blues Festival this Fall. Anson Funderburgh, Rick Derringer, Eric Gales, and Jimmy Vaughn have all been booked, according to an organizer's Facebook page.

For the past 8 years, the city of Linden has hosted the T-Bone Walker Blues Festival. This year that all changes, the festival will make its new home in Longview.

The Festival brings Blues guitarists into East Texas for a 2-day Festival. This year the Blues Festival is slatted for September 12th and 13th at the Maude Cobb Convention Center. 

The Festival's Board met via conference call Thursday night to vote on which city would be best. Longview beat out Dallas, and Fort Worth. 

Board member Ken Chinn says he expects the festival to be a huge success this year. 


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