NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WIVB) — The festival officially begins tomorrow at 5 pm and runs through the weekend on Old Falls Street. Special guests will be traveling from across the country to be a part of the festival and local talent will also be performing.
That includes Niagara Falls native and gospel blues singer Marsha McWilson. She was born and raised in Niagara Falls, and she’s on the rise. Last year she appeared on national TV series ‘If Loving You is Wrong’ on the OWN network.
This Sunday she will be performing at the Blues Fest with special guest Claudette King, who is the daughter of blues legend B.B. King. This is Marsha’s 6th year performing for the Blues festival.
“The Blues Fest actually went from 25,000 people in one day and now it has expanded to over 40 to 50 thousand do you hear me so when I say you don’t to miss it. We have a lineup of diversity of Gospel,” said Marsha McWilson, Gospel Blues Singer.
Marsha will be performing with Claudette King during the Gospel Blues brunch on Sunday which will run from noon until 7 pm. The event is completely free. Marsha is also working on a CD that she plans to release next year.