The North Central Florida Blues Society’s 6th annual Women in Blues Showcase will be held on May 19th at Heartwood Soundstage. Join us in celebrating the Blues and the important role female performers have played, do play, and will play in keeping the genre vibrant.

NCFBS Presents: Women in Blues Showcase

The North Central Florida Women in Blues Showcase annually hosts national, regional, and local female Blues performers.

The lineup includes:

Florida acts
• Barbara Armbrecht, Gainesville, FL
• Cindy Bear, Jacksonville, FL
• Bridget Kelly, Gainesville, FL
• Sheba the Mississippi Queen, Ocala, FL
• Nicole Wagner, Keystone Heights, FL
• Marie Williams, Gainesville, FL

National acts
• Sunny Bleau, Oxford, MI
• Gayle Harrod, Baltimore, MD
• Kiersi Joli, Nashville, TN
• Sarah Menefee, Bloomington, IN
• Niecie, Detroit, MI
• Beth Reid-Grigsby, Sacramento, CA

The house band will include Christine Alexander of Pensacola, FL on drums, CC Wilson of Baltimore, MD on bass, and Doug Deming of Bradenton, FL on guitar.



The North Central Florida Blues Society, Inc. is a non-profit organization whose purpose is to preserve, cultivate, nurture and promote the Blues and support Blues performance in North Central Florida while providing an increased awareness and appreciation for Blues music through education, promotion and performance.