Tas Cru & His Band Of Tortured Souls

With a #1 song and album and a Blues Music Award (BMA)

nomination, all in 2018, Tas Cru is making waves in the blues world.

Raucous, rowdy, gentle, sweet, eccentric, quirky, and outright irreverent are all words that fittingly describe Tas Cru’s songs and testify to his reputation as a one of the most unique of bluesmen plying his trade today. His Accomplishments just in 2018 incude:

  • “Memphis Song” reached #1 on Roots Music Report Blues Album Chart & reached #1 on Roots Music Report Contemporary Blues Chart
  • 2018: 5 songs charted on the Roots Music Report Blues Singles Charts
  • 2018: 6 songs charted on the Contemporary Blues Singles Charts – including #1, #2 & #5
  • 2018 Blues Music Award (BMA) nomination, Best Emerging Artist Album for “Simmered & Stewed”

2019 Blues Fest Line-Up

Friday, July 26th

5:00pm Tas Cru & The Tortured Souls

7:00pm The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band

9:00pm Toronzo Cannon

11:00pm Nikki Hill

Friday Beer Tent Ghost Town Blues Band

Saturday, July 27th

12:30pm Tommy Bentz Band

2:30pm Craig Erickson & The Roadhouse Rockers

4:30pm Sarah Grace & The Soul
(2018 The Voice Finalist)

6:30pm Eliminator (ZZ Top Tribute Band)

8:30pm Eliza Neals

10:30pm Anthony Gomes

Saturday Beer Tent Kris Lager Band

Famous Prairie Dog Beer Girls


At the Prairie Dog Fest, you don't have to get out of your chair for a beer. These friendly, beautiful ladies will fetch 'em for ya!

Past Blues Fest Photos

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All Kinds of Blues!

Sarah Grace - The Voice 2018

A part of the great variety of blues music you will hear at the Prairie Dog Blues Festival.
Eliza Neals - Misery