Springing The Blues Festival | Artists

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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: 2017


Spice and the Po Boys

When Mike Bernos wrote the songs for Nine Lives Down, he wanted them to give vent to his New Orleans R&B roots and “open”... read more

Years Performed: 2017


Corbitt Brothers

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: 2017


Bryce Alastair Band

The Bryce Alastair Band is a Jacksonville based blues rock/southern rock outfit.   As a child Bryce gained influence cruising through the woods of... read more

Years Performed: 2017


Hat and the Matching Suitcase

After 20 years together keeping the groove going from Key West to Montreal, award winners bassman Deny Rowand and drummer Rich Corricelli, bring their... read more

Years Performed: 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: 2017


James Armstrong

Guitarist, singer and songwriter James Armstrong was born to play the blues. His mother was a blues singer. His father played jazz guitar. He... read more

Years Performed: 2017


Brady Clampitt

Brady Clampitt is a vocalist/guitarist and Berklee College of Music alumni from Jacksonville, Florida. At 32, he is ow as ever a versatile live... read more

Years Performed: 2017


Ben Racine Band with Dawn Tyler Watson

Ben Racine’s soulful voice is reminiscent of the greatest rhythm and blues vocalists of the ‘50s and ‘60s. Inspired by artists such as Junior... read more

Years Performed: 2017


Smokestack

Years Performed: 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: 2017


Christone “Kingfish” Ingram

He may be only 18, but guitar prodigy Christone “Kingfish” Ingram plays with the feeling, passion and fire of the much older men who... read more

Years Performed: 2017


Woody and the Peckers

Woody and the Peckers began in 1992 as a collaboration of a few stage crew members for Springing the Blues. Featuring their own style... read more

Years Performed: 2017


Packrat’s Smokehouse

Florida Swamp Blues … That’s the music of Smokehouse. Anthony “Packrat” Thompson is a raw, greasy harmonica player, who evokes the swamp sounds of... read more

Years Performed: 2017


Dawn Tyler Watson with the Ben Racine Band

In the past two decades, singer/actor/songwriter Dawn Tyler Watson has earned her place among Canada’s Blues elite. An accomplished and dynamic performer, Watson’s fiery... read more

Years Performed: 2017


Brandon Santini

There are many different opinions as to what the future of blues harmonica will be. Memphis vocalist and harmonica player Brandon Santini is undeniably... read more

Years Performed: | 2017


Betty Fox Band

With an extensive background in gospel and a lifelong passion for soul music, Betty Fox has come a long way from her southern roots... read more

Years Performed: | 2015


Jennifer B and the Groove

Jennifer B and the Groove is a high energy, four-piece band from the Austin, Texas area. The band plays several genres of music. Jennifer... read more

Years Performed: 2017


Coco Montoya

Guitar One Magazine calls guitarist/vocalist Coco Montoya “the hottest southpaw in the blues” and raves about his “master touch and killer tone.” The Boston... read more

Years Performed: 2017


Albert Cummings

Albert Cummings writes, plays, and sings the blues like nobody else. He’s played with blues legends B.B. King, Johnny Winter and Buddy Guy. B.B.... read more

Years Performed: 2017


Matt Schofield

Matt Schofield continues to push the frontiers and reshape the boundaries of the British Blues tradition. Guitar virtuoso, singer, songwriter, producer and band leader.... read more

Years Performed: 2017


Toronzo Cannon

Buddy Guy, Muddy Waters, Willie Dixon, Howlin’ Wolf, Freddie King, Luther Allison — all come to mind when you think “Chicago blues greats.” Now... read more

Years Performed: 2017


Chubby Carrier and the Bayou Swamp Band

“Ain’t no party like a Chubby party” and don’t we know it! Grammy Award winner Chubby Carrier & the Bayou Swamp Band return to... read more

Years Performed: | | | | 2015 | 2017