Tall City Blues Fest is the signature summer event in downtown Midland, TX and the best blues fest in Texas.
More than just a concert, Tall City Blues Fest is a bona-fide music festival complete with an entire weekend of indoor and outdoor performances, interactive workshops, vendors and more all nestled in the heart of downtown Midland.
Tall City Blues Fest 2017 is presented by Downtown Midland Management District, an organization created to support projects that promote, preserve, maintain and enhance economic health and vitality in downtown Midland.
Be a part of this summer's soundtrack and soak up the sounds from award-winning performers who are authentic, soulful and inspiring.
Choose from one of three venues:
Category 5 Ballroom | MVP Vodka Lounge
Cimarex Outdoor Main Stage
Go for all three with an All-Venue Pass
and get unlimited freestyle admission with re-entry privileges to all three venues from open to close on the day you select.
Tickets start at $20/person/day.
Average price per concert is $6.64/person.
This year's VIP ticketing includes unlimited freestyle access to any venue to see any of the 24 concerts throughout the weekend,
Valet Parking | Personalized Credentials
VIP Exclusive Check-In Station
Catered Meals | Private Host Bar
Luxury Outdoor Restroom
All registration proceeds go toward KIDS' College scholarships at Midland College.
Workshops are available to both Festival attendees as well as those not attending the Festival.
Are you an musician and would you like to be evaluated to perform at Tall City Blues Fest?
We are looking for award-winning performers with Blues Music Awards, Living Blues and Blues Blast awards and nominations, International Blues Challenge placements and awards, radio airplay, chart placements and teaching abilities.
If you have what we are looking for, please use the button below to complete our performer submission form.
Be right in the heart of the Fest and never miss a thing.
Special Fest Rate: $114/night
Group Code: BFA
Call 432-683-6131 to reserve your room.
Just a short 12 minute drive or Uber ride downtown.
Special Fest Rate: $79/night
Group Code: TCBF
Call 432-520-9600 to reserve your room.
Sunday, July 16 | Doubletree Ballroom Brunch 10:30 AM | Service 11 AM
with Tall City Blues Fest special guest, Guy King
About Vanessa Bell Armstrong Releasing her debut album, Peace be Still, in 1983, this seven time Grammy nominee has released a dozen albums during her career. Her second CD, Chosen, hit number #1 on the US Billboard Top Gospel Albums chart and her most recent release, The Experience, has also met with critical acclaim.
Where is the app for non-food vendors?
Unfortunately, we are not accepting applications this year from non-food vendors.
Due to the relocation of our Main Stage one block to the south, we do not have any space available for non-food vendors.
Why did you relocate the Main Stage?
Because Centennial Plaza, where we have always traditionally held the Fest, is under construction and not available.
Frequently Asked Questions
Where will the 2017 Fest take place?
With the help of Downtown Midland Management District, Tall City Blues Fest 2017 will remain in downtown Midland.
So where will the main stage be?
The Cimarex Outdoor Main Stage will be located to the south of the Doubletree hotel at the intersections of Loraine and Missouri.
What are the three venues advertised for this year's Fest?
The Cimarex Outdoor Main Stage, the Category 5 Ballroom located inside the South Tower of the Doubletree and the MVP Vodka Lounge, which is the first floor bar inside the Doubletree.
Click HERE for more FAQ's.
Call the Fest office at 432-262-0034.
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