Elvin Bishop

Member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame & Blues Hall of Fame

Big Pines Blues Fest

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  • Date: Sat, Jun 03, 2017
  • Time: 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • Venue: Maude Cobb Convention & Activity Center
  • Location: Longview, TX
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The festival is a celebration of “The Blues” that brings national and regional musicians together with music lovers from across the region. The Big Pines Blues Festival is dedicated to the deep heritage of the blues which stretches across all of the Piney Woods region of the South.

This year’s line up presents “The Next Generation of the Blues” a free evening of music on Friday, June 2nd. and a full day of music on Saturday, June 3rd. This year’s artists include:

Friday – The Next Generation of the Blues:

  • Red House Revival
  • Riverside Blues Band featuring Carter Wilkinson, 2016 Youth Challenge Winner
  • Ally Venable Band
  • The Peterson Brothers


  • 2017 Junior Showcase for young musicians 18 and under
  • Pleasant Hill Quilting Group
  • Johnny and The Night Crawlers
  • A J Cascio & Two Tone Band
  • Andrew “Jr. Boy” Jones Blues Band featuring Kerrie Lepai
  • Darrell Nulisch
  • Elvin Bishop Band

The Big Pines Jam hosted by Jimmy Wallace and the Stratoblasters

The Big Pines Blues Festival is an outdoor event, held rain or shine. No refunds. The Big Pines Blues Festival benefits the T-Bone Walker Blues Fest, Inc., an IRS-designated Section 501 (c)(3) non-profit corporation. The Big Pines Blues Festival is made possible in part by a grant from the City of Longview.