Watermelon Slim is quite a character as you'll soon find out when you listen to the radio interview. Watermelon Slim started recording in 1973, and is still going strong today. He drove truck for many years while recording and touring with his band Watermelon Slim & The Workers. He retired from trucking in 2004 to concentrate on music and touring full time. Watermelon Slim has won numerous awards over the years including seventeen awards from the Blues Foundation, and nomination for the W.C. Handy Award.

Watermelon Slim will be appearing for the second time Friday August 9th at 3:30 p.m. on the main stage. Save money and order your three day passes in advance at Bayfrontblues.com or the Electric Fetus. Single day passes can be ordered online now at a reduced price as well.

However you choose to get your tickets, don't miss Watermelon Slim, a true crowd pleaser, and one of a kind person and entertainer. There's not too many of us around anymore. Enjoy the interview!!