For Immediate Release
Friday, June 2, 2017
Contact: Sarah Revell
Media Advisory: Florida Department of State Kicks off Florida’s Got the Blues Music Tour at Bradfordville Blues Club
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. –
On Saturday, June 3, Secretary of State Ken Detzner and the Florida Department of State are kicking off the Florida’s Got the Blues music tour on Florida Music Tours at the Bradfordville Blues Club (BBC) in Tallahassee at 8:30 p.m.
The Florida’s Got the Blues music tour spotlights the history of blues music in Florida, as well as related genres of gospel, jazz and rhythm and blues. The interactive online tour features profiles of influential Florida blues musicians and lists venues, festivals and historical sites related to Florida blues music that people can visit.
The Florida’s Got the Blues music tour launch coincides with a concert featuring Ocala blues musician Joey Gilmore and his band, TCB Express. Doors open at 8:30 p.m. and the show starts at 9:00 p.m. A Florida Music Tours presentation will take place prior to the concert.
Interested media should RSVP to Sarah Revell at Sarah.Revell@dos.myflorida.com.
WHAT: Launch of Florida’s Got the Blues music tour on Florida Music Tours
WHEN: Saturday, June 3, 2017
Secretary of State Ken Detzner available to media at 8:30 p.m.
Doors open at 8:30 p.m.
Concert starts at 9 p.m.
*Brief Florida Music Tours presentation prior to concert.
WHERE: Bradfordville Blues Club
7152 Moses Lane
WHO: Secretary of State Ken Detzner and Florida Music Tours staff will be available to speak with media prior to the concert. The BBC concert features Ocala blues musician Joey Gilmore and his band, TCB Express.
About Florida Music Tours
Florida Music Tours is an educational, travel and media website that spotlights Florida’s important role in American musical history and promotes the state as a top destination for music enthusiasts. Each Florida Music Tour acts as an interactive guide to a musical genre or style that takes a visitor through Florida’s musical history and across the state to where it can be heard today. For more information, visit FloridaMusicTours.com, like us on Facebook at Facebook.com/FLMusicTours and follow us on Twitter at @FLMusicTours.