Announcing the 2nd Annual Texas Blues Society Summit

March 13, 2019


A FREE showcase for Blues societies and Blues artists from across the state


March 14th, 2019 from noon to 10 PM at Kenny Dorham's Backyard, 1106 East 11th Street, Austin TX


Sponsored by DiverseArts Culture Works, The East Austin Blues Alliance, Kenny Dorham's Backyard, the Austin Blues Society, and the San Antonio Blues Society







The Texas Blues Society Summit is an annual celebration of the rich tradition and culture of Blues music and Blues people from around the State. Squarely situated in the heart of Central East Austin — the Birthplace of the Austin Blues Tradition, and scheduled to coincide with Austin’s annual SXSW Music Festival and Conference — the Summit brings together Blues societies and Blues fans from across the State and around the globe. And, of course, the centerpiece of the gathering is a stellar lineup of live showcase sets performed by the best contemporary Blues practitioners in Texas.

The line-up and order of appearance is below - watch our Facebook event page for late-breaking announcements!


The Blues Specialists


Over 200 combined years of playing the Blues! Performing at 3 PM








Eastside Blues Syndicate


Featuring the masterful Matthew Robinson! Performing at 4 PM








Adam Johnson


San Antonio blues guitar slinger! Performing at 5 PM








Miss Lavelle White


2018 Austin Blues Society Awards Winner - Lifetime Achievement! Performing at 6 PM








Oscar Ornelas Blues Band


Exciting, high energy singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist! Performing at 7 PM








Alan Haynes


2018 Austin Blues Society Awards Winner - Best Artist! Performing at 8 PM








Soul Man Sam and the SMS Band


2018 Austin Blues Society Awards Winner - Best Band! Performing at 9 PM







We'll be posting live updates and photos to Instagram all during the event - follow us on Instagram!




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