The Colonel added to 2016 Lineup

The Colonel added to 2016 Lineup

McTell Fest is proud to announce a late addition to this year’s lineup … None other than Col. Bruce Hampton, Ret., and The Madrid Express. Bruce and the Express played our event a few years back and we are happy to have him back. To music lovers in Georgia, he...

Back in the Saddle

Longtime friend and supporter of McTell Fest, Alex Murawski, has completed this year’s image for the 23rd Annual Blind Willie McTell Festival. The festival date is Saturday May 7, 2016, in Thomson GA.

Did You Enjoy the Festival?

Thank you for spending the day with us. Are you in any of the photos by photographer Gene Driskell? What did you like or not like about the 19th Annual Blind Willie Blues Festival? To give us your feedback, click on “Comments” below this post....

18th Annual Blind Willie McTell Blues Festival will be held May 21, 2011

Today, the Activities Council of Thomson announced the lineup for the 18th Annual Blind Willie McTell Blues Festival, to be held on Sat., May 21, 2011. The annual one-day fest, voted by Southeastern Tourism writers as one of the top small cultural events in the Southeast, will be held at the regular festival site, on Stagecoach Road, 300 yards off Washington Highway, north of Thomson, Ga.

Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue to Headline

Verve recording artist Troy ‘Trombone Shorty’ Andrews will headline at the 18th Annual Blind Willie McTell Blues Festival on Sat. May 21, 2010. Trombone Shorty is a rare artist who can draw both the unqualified respect of jazz legends and deliver a...