The Franke Center for the Arts is excited to announce Blues Great Thornetta Davis as the headliner for the Winter Blues Festival, to be held on Saturday, February 4, 2017. This event returns to it’s Michigan roots with special guests Keith Scott, and the Out of Favor Boys supporting Davis for a diverse evening of Blues music. Tickets for the event are $26 advance, $28 at the door, and students are half price.
Festivities for the evening begin at 5 PM in the Downstage Club, featuring acoustic Blues with New Buffalo singer/songwriter Keith Scott. Beer, wine, soft drinks, and a BBQ dinner from Zarzuala will be available for purchase. The main stage shows will start at 7 PM featuring Kalamazoo’s Out of Favor Boys. After a short intermission, Thornetta Davis and her band will take the stage, bringing one of Detroit’s best Blues bands to the Franke.