Come on down to Fort Worden on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 for the first public performance of the 2015 Port Townsend Acoustic Blues Festival. We’re turning the USO building into an old-time dance hall with performances by Alice Stuart, Andy Cohen, Beareather Reddy, Dean Mueller, Gene Taylor, Jay Summerour, Jerie Choi, Jerron Paxton, Leroy Etienne, Orville Johnson, Phil Wiggins, Sunpie Barnes, Terry Waldo and friends.
The fun is just getting started. Join us Friday and Saturday for more performances featuringplayers and music from regions where pre-war country blues were formed — Piedmont, the Delta, Mississippi Hill Country, New Orleans, Texas and more. Immerse yourself in the African – American history and traditions from which blues has grown.