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Escape to a world time left behind with music that’s as timely as it is carrying an American legacy, a Disneyland for blues lovers. This year’s festival begins on Wednesday with an homage to the late Bubba Sullivan, the visionary whose devotion to blues built an event that’s become the gold standard of the genre.
Ellis Avenue is now Bobby Rush Boulevard!
King had once said, “I guess you can look at me, and tell I’m the old man. My name is BB King.”
The Trump Organization, run by the sons of President Donald Trump is launching new projects in the Mississippi Delta. The brothers are chasing the blues in the Delta and hoping it will bring enthusiasts to their hotels here.
Don’t miss your chance to experience the blues, food, and more with the local folks. Visit with old friends and make some new ones!
As part of their Statehood Series, there will be a 2017 forever stamp that celebrates the 200th anniversary of Mississippi statehood.
Super Chikan and Bobby Rush ended the day with an intimate duo show and storytelling session, but not before stopping by Po Monkey’s! Also a Blues Trail Marker unveiled and the International Blues Symposium!