Classic South / Thomson

Blind Willie McTell Blues Festival

Dates : 5/9/15 - 5/9/15
Stagecoach Road
Stagecoach Rd
Thomson, GA 30824

803-278-4849 | 706-597-1000
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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. Enjoy a celebration of 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, local Southern food, and merchandise vendors all add to the fun.

2015 Line up: Marcia Ball, John Hammond, Golden State-Lone Star Revue, Chris Smither, Mingo Fishtrap, Bruce Katz Band

Festival site: Stagecoach Road, just east of Washington Highway (Hwy 17N, Exit 172 on I-20), north of Thomson.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Saturday: 11:00AM - 9:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Admission Fee $30

    Facility Amenities

    Accessible by Public Transportation, Bus / Motorcoach Parking on Site, Concessions, Free Parking, Parking on Site, Public Restrooms, Restaurant on Site

    General Information


    Group Amenities

    Group-friendly, Motorcoach-friendly

    Near Interstate Highway


    Payment Options

    Mastercard, Visa

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages


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