“We are very pleased with not only ticket sales but with the response we have received from our fan base via social media channels” states Don Hooker, Festival Promoter.
In addition, sponsorships are ahead by 30%. “Hopefully this a positive signal as to the health of the economy as well as the lineup” adds Hooker.
The lineup includes: Tedeschi Trucks Band, Jonny Lang, JJ Grey and Mofro, Big Head Todd and the Monsters, Ruthie Foster, Shemekia Copeland, Philipp Fankhauser, Honey Island Swamp Band, Michael Williams Band, Janiva Magness and Lydia Pense and Cold Blood, Albert Cummings, the Delta Guitar Slingers with Michael Burks, Bernard Allison and Lurrie Bell and The Chesapeake Bay Blues Band featuring Patty Reese, Tom Principato, Gaye Adegbalola, Ron Holloway and Tommy Lepson.
All net proceeds will be donated to four local charities. For tickets, go here!