Grammy Winning Blue Shoe Project Hosts Free Blues Fest Featuring Grammy Winners
Bring the kids, Blue Shoe also hosting education event at festival
Colleyville, Texas - On Saturday, May 10, 2008 from 2 PM to 9 PM, Grammy-winning non- profit organization The Blue Shoe Project will host Colleyville's first-ever blues festival in The Village at Colleyville development, 62 Main Street, Colleyville, Texas (at the intersection of Highway 26 and Main Street in Colleyville). Headlining the event will be national recording artist Elvis T. Busboy and The Blues Butchers, featuring five-time Grammy Award winner Tim Alexander of the Iconic Country band Asleep at The Wheel. Also performing will be international blues artist Tutu Jones, child prodigy bluesman Marquise Big Daddy" Knox, who recently opened for BB King, and slide guitar master Gerry Moss of the legendary Lloyd Price Band. Big Daddy Knox will also be leading the Blues Workshop for kids with Blue Shoe Mike for participating youth that starts around 3:00 PM.
This is a free event
The event is being presented by Realty Capital Partners, Tivoli Wines, Denton, Smith and Cunningham, L.P. , Clifton Capital Partners and is sponsored by The Village at Colleyville business community. A Special VIP package is also available that includes back stage access, hospitality condominium and an all inclusive food and beverage Artist Meet and Greet. For information about the event or to purchase a VIP package, please contact The Blue Shoe Project at 1-800-714-6019 or online at www.BlueShoeProject.org or www.BlueShoeLive.com .
A non-profit organization founded in 2004, The Blue Shoe Project is dedicated to the education and preservation of traditional Blues music. To date, over 25,000 students have experienced live blues educational performances in informative and personal settings, as various artists share their music and its historical impact with children of all ages. All proceeds from the concert benefit The Blue Shoe Project's education and outreach efforts.
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