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A Local Blues Fest Celebrating 13 Years of Great Music in NorCal.

If you find yourself around Lake County, California on a Sunday, Monday, or Tuesday, you can always find great live music at the Tallman Hotel’s Blue Wing Saloon, along with great food. These are two staples of this gem of a venue in Northern California, and each year their dedication to providing both is showcased in their annual Blue Wing Blues Festival.

Bernie Butcher, owner of the Tallman Hotel and Blue Wing Saloon says,”This will be the 13th edition of the festival, with two great bands each night of the Labor Day weekend out in the garden under the shade-giving sycamores. This year’s headliners include Laurie Morvan, Sean Carney and Taylor P. Collins, plus a BBQ dinner for all. 2019 should be one of our best Blues Festivals ever.”

Tickets are $50 + tax and are available by calling the Tallman Hotel at 707.275.2244 ext. 0. Seating at this intimate festival is limited to 100 persons, allowing for an engaging experience for all, so make sure to act fast if you want to attend this unique Blues Festival on the North Coast.

This year’s festival kicks off on Saturday, August 31 at 6:00 pm and closes on Labor Day, September 2. The zydeco stylings of the Tri Tip Trio, ‘a fireball of hot dance hall music’ since 1991 start things off. Bruce, Lloyd, and Tyler, who make up the band, get the night moving as they open for Saturday night’s headliners, Southern California’s Grammy nominated, award winning, Laurie Morvan Band and their red hot blues rock.

Laurie Morvan and Her Band In Action

Laurie Morvan and Her Band In Action

The blues continue on Sunday at the same time and features two more exceptional bands. The Queen of Boogie Woogie, Wendy DeWitt will get your toes tapping with a style of blues that is attracting international attention as she opens for the Ohio based blues veteran Sean Carney and his band. The blues run deep in Sean’s family. He is a third generation bluesman that is on the rise, widely recognized as a master of his craft.
Sean Carney

Sean Carney.

The festival wraps up on Monday, September 2, again starting at 6:00 pm, with the legendary and award winning Levi Lloyd Trio opening for the Bay Area’s Ms. Taylor P. Collins. Her Strong Confident Woman Show and her rollicking eight-piece backing band is a must see for all fans of the blues.
Ms. Taylor P. Collins

Ms. Taylor P. Collins.

The blues and barbecue go together like peanut butter and jelly, it’s just natural. Call now to experience this one of a kind Blues Festival first hand this Labor Day weekend! 707.275.2244 ext. 0.