Niagara Falls Blues Festival Feat. John Mayall This Weekend

The Niagara Falls Blues Festival will feature British blues legend John Mayall, a tribute to Chicago style blues, and Claudette King, the youngest daughter of icon B.B. King.

The free, three-day festival being held Sept. 16-18 on Old Falls Street, boasts nearly 30 performances.

Here is the tentative lineup for this year’s festival.
Friday Sept. 16th:
5- 10:30~
SHAWN HOLT and the TEARDROPS with special guest JOHN PRIMER
EDDIE SHAW and the Wolfgang with special guest Donnie “Mr. Downchild” Walsh
MAC ARNOLD and Plate Full O’ Blues

10:30 – ?~
Late Show under the tent

Saturday Sept. 17th:
Annual Pine Ave. Memorial Car and Bike Cruise
Cruisers will meet at Sal Maglie stadium to start cruising at 1, will travel down Pine and end at the Festival
ACES and EIGHTS their set will be a tribute to the Nighthawks!
The ELECTRA and special guests (TBA later)
The TOMMY Z Band
Lil’ ED and the Blues Imperials

10:30 -?~
Late Show under the Tent

Sunday Sept. 18th.:
Gospel Blues Brunch Featuring
MARSHA MCWILSON and the Go Go Girls~ Sherrie, Kelli, Carolyn, and Shania
and special guest CLAUDETTE KING! daughter of blues legend BB King
both backed by the Beautiful Music Band
This year will be a full day of gospel with the following performers:
Constance Matthews
~Powerhouse national recording artist
Richie Derwald
~Elvis impersonator singing gospel
Malcolm Wilson and Joshua’s Generation
~ choir of the gospel workshop of America
Oral Roberts
~Caribbean Calypso gospel
Church Boy 100 (Larry Kennedy)
~hip hop rap gospel
Pat Ragin, the Gospel Queen, and The Men in White
~ Traditonal
The Potter’s House Liturgical Dancers
~ Jesus centered worship music
Ella Robinson and the New Beginnings Choir
Ezra Scott
~ quartet
Jimmy Smith
~traditional gospel
Angel Vox
~congos by the way of Uganda
Cathy Townsend
~ international gospel, jazz, and blues singer from Chicago, IL
~traditional gospel
~traditional gospel from Buffalo
Black Ernie
~church comedy

Cameron McWilson
~ son of Marsha McWilson


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