In celebration of the Year of Alabama Music, Troy University and the Alabama Blues Project will present the Wiregrass Blues Fest on Friday, Dec. 2, in downtown Dothan.
Presented in coordination with The Downtown Group’s Winter Festival and co-sponsored by Mercedes-Benz of Dothan and the Alabama State Council on the Arts, the Wiregrass Blues Fest will feature performances by a lineup of top Alabama blues women including Debbie Bond, Shar Baby and Rachel Edwards.
The festival will start at 7:30 p.m. inside the Great Hall at the Wiregrass Museum of Art. Gil Anthony, host of the Blues Power radio show, will emcee.
The event will highlight the contributions of Alabama blues artists, including a tribute to Eddie Kirkland, the renowned blues legend and Dothan native well known for his guitar grooves, riffs, and songwriting.