The FINAL B.B. King Homecoming Festival! Mr. B.B. King is coming home to Indianola! The gates will open at 12 noon, and the festival will begin at 2:00 p.m.on the grounds of the museum named in his honor once again, and thiswill be Mr. King’s final homecoming performance in Indianola. Theadmission for this year’s festival is FREE! The lineup this year so farincludes the B.B. King Museum AllStar Choir, the Rock Ensemble fromW.A. Higgins Academy of Performing Arts and International Studies inClarksdale, MS, King Edward, Lil’ Ray Neal, Grady Champion, CaseyRoberts and the “Bowie Kinfolk,” Southern Halo, David Dunavent and EvolLove, the Jason Fratesi Band, and, of course, Mr. B.B. King.
Friday, May 23
Homecoming Kick-Off Party
DJ Purple Haze will be jamming at Club Ebony starting at 9 p.m. to kick-off the FINAL Homecoming weekend! There will be a $5 cover.
Saturday, May 24
Homecoming Block Party
Beginning at noon, there will be live music all around downtown Indianola, including Club Ebony, the Green Space downtown, theCatfish Cafe, the Blue Biscuit, Gin Mill Galleries, and 308 Blues Club.Casey Roberts and the Bowie Kinfolk will be performing outside ClubEbony, and the party will move inside Club Ebony at 8 p.m. with the Big Tyme Rhythm and Blues Band. Once inside, there will be a $5 cover charge.
Sunday, May 25