BENTONIA: Bentonia Blues Festival (Sat) & Related Events!


– Thursday, June 16th –   
Blues & BBQ!
5pm – Until
@ the Holmes Center in Bentonia, MS
202 Pritchard Ave. (katty-corner from “Poochie’s”)
Free admission and Free entertainment!
Featuring Belzoni’s Bill Abel  

– Friday, June 17th –
Unwind After 5!
5pm – Until
@ the Blue Front Cafe in Bentonia, MS
107 E. Railroad Ave.
FREE admission, FREE entertainment and
FREE light refreshments (while they last!)
 Featuring entertainment by Bentonia’s Roosevelt Roberts, Jr., and
New Orleans blues man 19th Street Red!

 – Saturday, June 18th –
2011 Bentonia Blues Festival
9am – Arts & Crafts, Food and gospel entertainment presented by the Town of Bentonia
12 noon – Yazoo County CVB kicks off the blues stage with a
Special Presentation in honor of Skip James
Blues Stage Line-Up:
1pm – Big Joe Shelton
2pm – Terry “Harmonica” Bean
3pm – Mark “Muleman” Massey
4pm – Jimmy “Duck” Holmes
5pm – Kenny Brown Band
6pm – Fearless Four
7pm – Dexter Allen ft. Tonya Youngblood
8pm – Jarekus Singleton Band
9pm – Johnny Rawls
10pm – National Recording Artist – T.K. SOUL

Available for purchase at the “big blue tent” – Yazoo County Convention & Visitors Bureau
T-shirt, keychain and two hand fans = $20
T-shirt, keychain, two hand fans, and an 18×24 poster = $25

Bentonia Blues Festival 2011 is presented by the Yazoo County Convention & Visitors Bureau, and sponsored in part by The No Smoking Smoke House, Spencer Ready Mix, and Entergy.    

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