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Little Walter Music Festival announces 2015 lineup

Little Walter Music Festival announces 2015 lineup

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.

 

For more information about the festival or the Alexandria/Pineville area, visit www.AlexandriaPinevilleLa.com/LittleWalter, www.facebook.com/littlewaltermusicfestival or call 1 (318) 442-9546.

 

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