Alexandria, La. – The 2015 Little Walter Music Festival lineup includes a Grammy Award winner and nominee, an International Blues Challenge winner and an International Songwriting Competition semi-finalist.
The festival, in its third year, is a day-long event held Saturday, May 23, 2015, at the Alexandria Riverfront Amphitheater along the scenic Red River. Music begins at 11 a.m. and will continue until 11 p.m.
The 2015 lineup:
11A – 2P Angola Gospel Group
B. B. King Museum AllStar Choir
The Matthew Davidson Band
2P – 5P Chubby Carrier & the Bayou Swamp Band
Buddy Flett and the Red River Boys: Celebrating Lead Belly
Harmonica Red & the Little Walter Tribute Band
5P – 8P Nacomi Tanaka & the Blues Temple
Josh Hyde & the Hitchhikers featuring John Gros & Rockin’ Jake
Mr. Sipp “The Mississippi Blues Child”
8P – 11P B.B. King Tribute: James Boogaloo Bolden Blues Band
Billy Branch & the Sons of Blues
w/ the Blues Shock Horns and Special Guests Mae Koen, Nanette Frank, Diane Madison
Sponsors of the 2015 Festival include the Greater Alexandria Economic Development Authority, the Alexandria/Pineville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau, Partnership for Tobacco Free Living, Cenla Broadcasting, Louisiana Lottery, Cleco, and the Little Walter Foundation.