COMO: RL Boyce Picnic 2022

Ladies Take Center stage at the RL BOYCE Picnic
Sep. 3-5, 2022 Como Ms.
Come On, RL waiting on u, and you n You

SAT. SEP. 3, 2022 Hill Country Blues Workshop
Greg’s Guess Room 16830 Old Panola Rd. COMO, Ms. 38619
11am – 3pm
$100 Kids under 16 $50 (Limited to 20)
Get your Skoolin’ …Learn  Licks and Tricks from North Mississippi Hill Country Legends
w/ Big Blues Mane 2018 GRAMMY nominee and three time BMA nominee Como’s favorite Son RL BOYCE

Duwayne Burnside son of internationally celebrated Hill Country Blues legend R. L. Burnside., According to Dr. David Evans of University of Memphis and High Waters Records Duwayne Burnside is the greatest North Mississippi Blues musician alive today.

Ms SlideGuitar, Wendy Jean Garrison Oxford Ms. guitarist will show students and RL BOYCE a thing or two about North Mississippi slide guitar techniques.

Roderick “Keshun” Wooten ColdWater Ms. drummer for the Soul Children, is kin to the Turners. Keshun will share classic fife and drum rhythms from the region.

Students are invited to join the legends on the floor SAT. NITE CLUB Jam

Special guest house band Greg Ayers and The Soul Children featuring Stacey and Virginia Johnson

SUN. SEP. 4, 2022 RL BOYCE In Pictures Exhibit
Emily Pointer Library  104 Main St., Como Ms. 38619
Reception 2pm-5pm
Exhibition of photos, paintings, drawings, and sculpture of RL BOYCE plus other North Mississippi Blues musicians, and peoples from Tate and Panola Counties. Exhibit includes photos by William Ferris, Cheryl Thurber, Hunter Barnes, sculpture by Bernhard Rappold and much more.
Exhibit is free and open to the public thru Sep. 28, 2022
COMO Community Park West. Street, COMO, Ms. 38619
Family Fun! Live Music! Food Trucks! Vendors!
We got the Women taking center stage!!!!!
w/ Wendy Jean Garrison, Andrea Staten, Beverly Davis with Garry Burnside Band, Lightnin’ Malcolm, Duwayne Burnside Band, and RL BOYCE!

MON. SEP. 5, 2022 Guided Hill Country Blues Tour w/ RL BOYCE
Main St.Como Ms. 38619

Meet RL BOYCE at his Blues Trail Marker, Main St. Como Ms.
RL leads guests to a variety of locations pertinent to North Mississippi Hill Country Blues legends and lore. Visit sites like LPs Ball field, Hunter Chapel Church, location where Fred McDowell’s trailer stood, pay homage to Como Blues royalty at the gravesites of Otha and Bernice Turner, Calvin Jackson, RL Burnside, Napoleon Strickland, Jessie Mae Hemphill, Rev. John Wilkins and more.
Guests caravan in their own vehicles.
Foods Trucks, Vendors Spots, Sponsorships, Reasonable Rates

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Presented by MT. ZION Memorial Fund
Funded by
 Mississippi Hills National Heritage Area
Visit Mississippi
Mississippi Arts Commission
Sponsor by 
WoodB Records

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