Date(s) - 05/19/2019
2:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Cypress and Grove Brewery


The 6th annual Women in Blues Showcase is May 19th at Cypress & Grove, a fantastic woman-owned venue. Join us in celebrating the Blues and the important role female performers have played, do play, and will play in keeping the music vibrant.

The performers this year include International Blues Challenge participants (including Finalists and Semifinalists) and some that have participated in WIB showcases all over the country.

This year’s performers are:

Melanie Murray (Gainesville, FL)
Nora Gauck (Keystone Heights, FL)
Amanda Ferwerda (Gainesville, FL)
Barbara Paul Armbrecht (Gainesville, FL)
Michelle Banfield (Gainesville, FL)
Tullie Brae (Nashville, TN)
Doris A. Fields (Beckley, WV)
Bridget Kelly (Gainesville, FL)
Niecie (Detroit, MI/Nashville, TN)
Patti Parks (Buffalo, NY)
Brigitte Rios Purdy (Los Angeles, CA)
Deb Ryder (Topanga, CA)
Queen Iretta Sanders (Jackson, MS)
Sheba the Mississippi Queen (Ocala, FL)
Pam Taylor (Lancaster, SC)
Ruth Wyand (Kill Devil Hills, NC)

House Band:

Christine Alexander (Pensacola, FL), drums

Leigh-Anne Stanton (Ottawa, ON), bass

Pam Taylor (Lancaster, SC), guitar

The event will run from 2 to 7 pm.