NCFBS Women In Blues Showcase
The 5th annual Women in Blues Showcase is May 20th at Cypress & Grove, a fantastic new 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:
Michelle Banfield (Gainesville, FL)
Cassie Keenum (Gainesville, FL)
Sheba the Mississippi Queen (Ocala, FL)
Doris A. Fields (Beckley, WV)
Chelsea Nicole Oxendine (Gainesville/Live Oak, FL)
Cindy Bear (Jacksonville, FL)
Barbara Paul Armbrecht (Gainesville, FL)
Sugar and Spice (Tampa, FL)
Amy Hart (Nashville, TN)
Pam Taylor (Lancaster, SC)
Laurie Lacross-Wright (Winter Haven, FL/Flint, MI)
Lauren C. Mitchell (Bradenton, FL)
Amanda Ferwerda (Gainesville)
Bridget Kelly Fik (Gainesville, FL)
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.