Selected by the Southeast Tourism Society as a Top 20 Event, the Blind Willie Blues Festival is one of the finest small festivals in the Southeast, with fans and patrons attending from all over the United States. A celebration of the Blues that brings in great music and honors Thomson, Ga., native, Blind Willie McTell, a Georgia Music Hall of Fame member and recognized internationally for his songwriting and 12 string guitar skills. Performances by local, regional and national musicians. Music, local Southern food, and merchandise vendors all add to the fun.
2013 performers: Buddy Miller, Jim Lauderdale, Eric Lindell and the Sunliners featuring Anson Funderburgh, The Randall Bramblett Band, The Revelers, Crosstie Walkers.
Festival site: Stagecoach Road, just east of Washington Highway (Hwy 17N, Exit 172 on I-20), north of Thomson.
Hours of Operation
Saturday: 11:00AM - 9:00PM
Admission & Fees
Admission Fee $25
Accessible by Public Transportation, Bus / Motorcoach Parking on Site, Concessions, Free Parking, Parking on Site, Public Restrooms, Restaurant on Site
Near Interstate Highway
Suitable for Ages
Arts & Culture, Culinary, Food, Wine & Beer, Fairs & Festivals, Family Friendly, Music & Concerts