The Sebastopol Apple Blossom Festival has a Hall of Fame member headlining the 68th annual festival April 12 & 13. Grammy winner and recent Blues Hall of Fame inductee Joe Louis Walker will headline the Sunday stage. Walker has a deep rooted past to the Bay Area having started his recording career with Oakland’s Hightone Records. He currently lives in New York making this a special opportunity for fans to catch a legend. Joining Walker on Sunday will be the 2009 Blues Music Award Entertainer of the Year Janiva Magness. Magness was recognized in 2013 as Contemporary Blues Female Artist of the year. Her shows are said to be high energy with heartfelt vocals. The Apple Blossom Festival will kick off the weekend with a parade down Main Street Sebastopol followed by entertainment, crafts, food and wine at Ives Park. The Apple Blossom Festival has been a favorite for 68 years! It was recently voted in 2014 “Best Local Festival” by several publications. People come from all over the Bay Area to enjoy great food and vendors, while dancing to amazing blues music.