Tickets are on sale now for the 27th annual Blind Willie McTell Music Festival, set for May 2 in Thomson.
The lineup, which showcases blues, gospel and Americana influences, will feature The War and Treaty, the husband-and-wife duo of Michael and Tanya Trotter. They won Emerging Act of the Year at the 2019 Americana Music Awards with their 2018 debut “Healing Tide.”
Also in the lineup will be Son Volt, The Bros Landreth, Joachim Cooder, Blair Crimmins and the Hookers and Todd Albright.
The one-day festival is held in honor of Thomson’s Blind Willie McTell, a pioneering guitarist, songwriter and performer during the first half of the 20th century.
Tickets are $35 advance at www.blindwillie.com, and $45 at the gate. Ages 12 and younger are admitted free. Gates will open at 11 a.m., with music beginning at noon.