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Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Lineup for Bentonia Blues Festival this Saturday!

The Bentonia Blues Festival, which was first staged in 1972, takes place this Saturday on the farm of local bluesman Jimmy "Duck" Holmes. The site is at 313 Wilson-Holmes Road, which intersects with Highway 49 just north of Bentonia. Schedule below.

There will also be live music at Holmes' Blue Front Cafe in downtown Bentonia on both Thursday and Friday nights. Here's a poster for the free Friday night event featuring Jimmy Duck Holmes and the Shane Pruitt Band, which will also have free BBQ from Ubon's in Yazoo City from 5-7pm.


9am - David Raye

10am -Lakeland AllStars

11am - Arion BabyBell

Noon - Spider Murphy

1pm - Shane Pruitt Band

2pm - Louis "Gearshifter" Youngblood

3pm - Smooth Funk

4pm - LC Ulmer

5pm - Jimmy "Duck Holmes and Terry "Harmonica" Bean

6pm - Roosevelt Roberts, Jr.

7pm - Scott Hales

8pm - Vivacious Valarie McKnight

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