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Bikes & Blues

The Blind Willie McTell Blues Festival is partnering with Visit Thomson, GA and Hometown Warrenton to bring you Bikes & Blues. We have two routes for avid ramblers: Statesboro Blues (25 mi) and Broke Down Engine Blues (50 mi). A discounted festival ticket is...

May 6, 2017

The Activities Council of Thomson has announced the date for the 24th Annual Blind Willie McTell Blues Festival. Make plans to join us in the pasture on May 6, 2017. The line up is still in development so, stay tuned for more info. The Blind Willie McTell Blues...

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.