Thurs.-Sun., April 12-15, 2018
JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL & Related Events
w/over 100 blues acts and more; details & pre-sale wristbands at www.jukejointfestival.com
– THURS – Official FREE JJF Kickoff at New Roxy w/JJF poster signing, Miss Sarah Awards AND live music by Sean “Bad” Apple & Roots Magic, 5pm-8pm; related music (cover charge may apply) at clubs, restaurants and juke joints at night.
– FRI – FREE educational events at Delta Blues Museum w/Big Jon Short, Big T and Big George Brock… plus FREE live daytime blues (11am-6pm) at Cat Head and Rock & Blues Museum, FREE 6pm Thacker Mountain Radio Show at New Roxy w/music by Super Chikan & Big George Brock and literary guest Roger Stolle… plus related music (cover charge may apply) at clubs at night.
– SAT – JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL – official day/night! 13 FREE daytime blues music stages, 100 street vendors, children’s activities, monkeys riding dogs, racing pigs and much, much more! Also, JJF Sat-night wristband includes History Bus Tour. At night (7pm-ish to 1am-ish) live blues at 20-some official nighttime JJF music venues; JJF Sat-night wristband is required for these venues (see http://jukejointfestival.com/wristbands.php for details).
– SUN – FREE Cat Head Mini Blues Fest I, 10am-4pm; FREE Second Street Blues Party (Rock & Blues Museum) all day; post-fest Blues Jam at Red’s juke joint (cover charge), 8pm; and much more!