Presented by Tommy Johnson Blues Foundation

On October 19th, the Tommy Johnson Blues Festival debuted in Crystal Springs, Mississippi, where blues pioneer Tommy Johnson (1896-1956) lived for many years.


- Scott Barretta , Blues News



The daytime event featured some great works by artist such as:

-Bob long, from London
-Little Lee, from Montgomery, Alabama
-Jesse Robinson, from Jackson, Mississippi
-Ben Wiley Payton, from Jackson, Mississippi
-Louis "Gearshifter" Youngblood, from Jackson, Mississippi


Tommy Johnson's legacy was celebrated with a gospel event and a reception that featured an unveiling of a new portraits of Tommy Johnson .


- Scott Barretta , Blues News