Springing The Blues Festival | Artists

Parker Urban Trio

The John Parkerurban Trio is a blend of influences containing Jazz, improvisation, blues, urban music and Afrobeat. John has shared the stage and or... read more

Years Performed: 2018 | 2016


Shane Dwight

Native Californian Shane Dwight relocated to Nashville in 2009 to further advance his musical career. Within six months of arriving on the scene he... read more

Years Performed: 2018


Tommy Z Band

Top 10 Billboard Blues, Top 10 iTunes Blues and Number 1 charting/selling blues (RMR/Amazon) artist Tommy Z hails from Buffalo, NY. He’s toured extensively... read more

Years Performed: 2018


Jonn Del Toro Richardson

Jonn Del Toro Richardson got his start at an early age, growing up in a musical family. His grandmother and her siblings played in... read more

Years Performed: 2018


N.W. Izzard

Nicholas William Izzard is a guitarist/singer/song writer from Ocala, Fl. Joined by fellow song writer/drummer Tyler Watts and bassist Nathan Ranew, N.W. Izzard the... read more

Years Performed: 2018


Prestage Brothers

Ben Prestage’s musical background began before he was born… even before his parents were born. Ben’s great-grandmother was a Vaudeville musician who toured with... read more

Years Performed: 2018


Sugaray Rayford

Texas born Caron “Sugaray” Rayford began his musical career at the age of seven, singing and playing drums in church, and his gospel influence... read more

Years Performed: 2018


Heather Gillis Band

North Florida’s own Heather Gillis is the complete package as a guitarist, lap steel player, songwriter, singer and arranger. She and her band have... read more

Years Performed: 2018


JP Soars and the Red Hots

Soars got bitten by the blues bug via a legendary source in 1988, when eh won a guitar and two tickets in a raffle... read more

Years Performed: 2018


Kim Reteguiz and The Black Cat Bones

The critics call Kim Reteguiz & The Black Cat Bones’ music “uniquely Floridian.”  The group mixes funk, soul and Caribbean flavor with classic juke... read more

Years Performed: 2018


Larkin Poe

Sisters Rebecca and Megan Lovell of Larkin Poe are carrying on the American roots tradition with their own innovative blend of blues, Americana, rock,... read more

Years Performed: 2018


David Julia

David Julia is more than a guitar prodigy delivering smokin’ spot-on lightening licks with killer grooves and rich vocals. He’s played with some of... read more

Years Performed: 2018


Markey Blue Ric Latina Project

It’s been an incredible year for the Markey Blue Band, receiving several honors including a spot in the National Blues Museum exhibit, “Women of... read more

Years Performed: 2018


Band of Friends

Rory Gallagher’s music reached a massive audience from Norway to Spain, from Japan to the USA, covering all parts of the globe and producing some... read more

Years Performed: 2018


Victor Wainwright

Though his career began more than a decade ago with genuine rock n’ roll honky-tonk, Wainwright has broadened his artistic scope over the years... read more

Years Performed: 2018 | 2016


Selwyn Birchwood

With his fiery guitar and lap steel playing, his instantly memorable songs and gritty, unvarnished vocals, Selwyn Birchwood is among the most extraordinary young... read more

Years Performed: 2018 | | | 2015 | 2016


Eric Gales Band

Eric Gales grew up in a musical family, the youngest of four boys. At the age of three, he began his life-long love of... read more

Years Performed: 2018 | 2017


The Corbitt Brothers Band

Raw, fierce, God given talent to create and perform music is what best describes the Corbitt Brothers. “Simply put, The Corbitt Brothers jam! They... read more

Years Performed: 2018 | 2017


Cat McWilliams Band

Caitlin “Cat” McWilliams, a St. Augustine, Florida native, was in high school when she picked up the first guitar and started discovering her voice.... read more

Years Performed: 2018 | 2017


Smokestack

Hailing from Jacksonville, Florida, Smokestack is one of Northeast Florida’s most prominent up-and-coming bands. Deeply rooted in the blues, they’ve been the leading band... read more

Years Performed: 2018 | 2017


Mama Blue

So eloquently dubbed the “Sultry Sister of Soul,” Mama Blue is captivating, grounded and real. Her gifted voice and stage presence is uplifting, unforgettable... read more

Years Performed: 2018 | 2017