INDIANOLA: BB King Homecoming (Fri night) & “Blues, Bikes & BBQ” (Sat)

See official homecoming web page for updates and details:

B.B. King Homecoming Festival – Friday, July 2

Fletcher Park – Indianola , MS
Gates open at 4 pm
The annual outdoor concert in Fletcher Park will feature BB KING and his band, and also include entertainment by Grammy-winning country music star Marty Stuart and his Fabulous Superlatives. Other opening bands that Friday evening will include the Mike Holloway Band from Yazoo City, L.C. Ulmer & Chase Holifield from Laurel, the Columbia College Blues Ensemble All-Stars from Chicago, and The Grady Champion Revue from Canton. The concert will kick off at 5 p.m. and also will feature a spectacular fireworks display, beer and good food. Tickets for the July 2 B.B. King Homecoming Concert will be available for $12 advance purchase starting May 17 at area Double Quick Stores, Indianola Pecan House, local banks, Chamber of Commerce, Indianola Main Street and the B.B. King Museum.  Adult admission at the gate will be $18. Children under 12 are admitted free accompanied by an adult.
Barbeque, Bikes, & Blues – Saturday, July 3
Memphis sanctioned BBQ / Motorcycle riders & clubs invited
B.B. King Museum & Delta Interpretive Center – Indianola , MS
9 am – 6 pm
A Blues, Bikes & BBQ Festival starts at 9 a.m. Saturday, July 3 in the downtown areas of Indianola. A barbecue contest sanctioned by the Memphis BBQ Network will be a main attraction, along with an arts and crafts festival and a big rally by motorcycle clubs from across the mid-South.   A Kids Zone will include dozens of attractions for youngsters. During Saturday’s Blues, Bikes & BBQ Festival, the B.B. King Museum will present musical entertainment by The Church of our Lord Children’s Choir, Indiana Norfleet, Brantley Catlette, Jon Boat & the Trolling Motors, Mickey Rogers and the Soul Blues Band, Jerry Fair & Alfonso Sanders, Good Paper, and Jake and the Pearl Street Jumpers. Indianola’s Open-Air Farmers Market will be at the museum just as every Saturday in summer.  Local art will also be on display. The museum itself will be open for touring, of course.
Contact:  Indianola Chamber of Commerce, (662) 887-4454,
               Indianola Main Street , (662) 887-2170
               B.B. King Museum , (662) 887-9539 ext. 224,



THURS, July 1 at 10:00pm:
Sid Barger… Solo and Dangerous
at 308 Blues Club
FRI, July 2 at 10:00pm:
Jason Carter and The Healers
at 308 Blues Club

SAT July 3rd—Indianola, Mississippi…
 – Alphonso Sanders & Bill Howl-N-Madd Perry   Indianola, MS  downtown Indianola 10am
 – Alphonso Sanders & Bill Howl-N-Madd Perry   Indianola, MS at the B.B. King Museum gift Shop
 – Mickey Rogers and the Soul Blues Band on the B.B. King Museum Stage at 1:30 pm
 – Alphonso Sanders on the B.B. King Museum stage with Jerry Fair time at 3:00pm
 – Alphonso Sanders & Bill Howl-N-Madd Perry  Indianola, MS at the Blue Biscuit at 6pm

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