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World-class musicians sing the blues at T-Bone Walker fest

June 10, 2011

By Aaron Brand - The Texarkana Gazette

LINDEN, Texas — World-class musicians will be singing the blues, playing the blues but feeling pleased to perform beginning a week from today at the two-day T-Bone Walker Blues Fest.

The sixth annual festival brings regional acts, national acts and a top overseas blues musician to the two stages at Music City Texas Theater. The festival honors Linden native son and electric blues pioneer Aaron Thibeaux “TBone” Walker, a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.


Headliners include British blues guitarist Matt Schofield, a performer who’s been compared to Eric Clapton and called the best blues guitarist to come along in decades. Schofield plays both nights on the indoor stage...

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