8/24-25 – Otha Turner Memorial Picnic & Goat Roast
Senatobia (Gravel Springs), MS
985 OB McClinton Rd.
Annual blues and roots music ‘festival’ started by fife-legend Otha Turner… late afternoon till late at night — including Otha’s granddaughter Sharde & the Rising Star Fife & Drum Band, Blue Mother Tupelo and many more acts. Often Kimbroughs, Burnsides and others perform. Goat (and ‘regular’) BBQ available.
DIRECTIONS: “Get off of I-55 on the Senatobia exit and turn away from town down Highway 4. Go approximately three Miles down that road to Gravel Springs Road (the second road to the right on 4 from Senatobia). Turn right on Gravel Springs Road. Go to the second 4-way stop and turn left (that road is OB McClinton Road) Follow that road about a half mile and the Turner’s Picnic is on the right there will be lots of cars & people gathered there. Park along the side of the road.” (Directions courtesy Blues Mother Tupelo.)