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Friday, Aug 7th

Aug 7-8, 2020
25th Annual
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Larry McCray
5:30 pm
9:00 pm
Nick Moss 
7:00 pm
Shawn Holt & The Teardrops
4:15 pm
Dave Weld 
& The Imperial Flames

3:00 pm
3rd Street Blues Band
2:00 pm
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- 2020 BMA Band of the Year
- 2020 BMA Album of the Year
- 2020 BMA Song of the Year
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Back by popular demand, this Arkansas-born, Michigan-based singer, guitarist, bandleader, songwriter has shared the stage with B.B. King, Freddie King, Albert King. McCray has eight albums. His achievements include an Orville H. Gibson Male Blues Guitarist of the Year award as well as the Top Guitarist prize in International Blues Matters' 2014 writer's poll.  


Shawn Holt is the son of Blues Legend Magic Slim. He is now the frontman of his fathers former band The Teardrops, who have probably been nominated for the WC Handy "Blues Band of the Year" award more times than any blues band,

In 2014 Shawn Holt and The Teardrops won the Blues Music Award for "New Artist Debut Album for Daddy Told Me" on Blind Pig Records.
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- From Chicago
- Delmark Recording Artists, most recent album was nominated for "Rock Blues Album of the year" by Blues Blast.
- Winners of the Wind City Blues Challenge
- Finalist of The 2020 International Blues Challenge
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- Best Blues Guitarist of 2019' Nominee in Guitar World Magazine Poll.

- 6 of Anthony’s most recent electric albums have appeared in the top 10 on Billboard’s Blues Chart, including LIVE (2008) which debuted at #1.

- Named one of the "Top 10 Guitarists in the World” by Music Tasters Choice (2012).
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We are sad to announce that Dan Bredell - the founder of the Fargo Blues Fest - has passed away at the age of 73 but the Blues Fest lives on!