2211 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI 48201

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Motor City Blues Festival

Closed March 11, 2017

The 11th annual celebration of the blues

Why See Motor City Blues Festival?

The Blues Comes Home

The city that is more synonymous with the blues than any other presents its 11th annual festival in celebration of the genre. Among those on the bill is the great Willie Clayton. Hailing from Mississippi, Willie has over 25 albums to his name and has over the years toured with the likes of James Brown and Al Green. His soulful vocals have taken tracks like 'Love Me Some', 'What a Way to Put It' and 'Mine All Mine'. Also playing at the festival is Shirley Brown, the Stax Records alum best known for the million-selling single 'woman to Woman'.

The full detroit Blues Festival line-up includes: Sir Charles Jones, Willie Clayton, Bigg Robb, Bishop Bullwinkle, Shirley Brown and TK Soul.

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Performance date: 11 March 2017


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