Posted On Friday, July 25, 2014
East Texas music fans are in for a special treat when the T-Bone Walker Blues Fest brings some of the finest practitioners of blues and rock guitar art to Longview, headlined by the afformentioned Jimmie Vaughan. Joining Vaughan on the program will be guitar masters Rick Derringer, Eric Gales, Lurrie Bell, Anson Funderburgh, and Tommy Katona. And this is the short list. Add ivory tickler Kenny “Blues Boss” Wayne, harp ace Steve Krase, and vocalists Tony Joe White, Trudy Lynn, and John McVey ... Well, music fans should be transported to cloud nine. On stage with Jimmie Vaughan will be Austin blues vocalist Lou Ann Barton. »more
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