Blues, Brews and BBQ When: Sat., Oct. 6, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
The family-friendly festival at Docville Farm features live blues music, barbecue and craft beers. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Free.

Docville Farm

5124 E. St. Bernard Highway, Violet, Violet ST. BERNARD PARISH

[2018 Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival]

Oct 12–14, 2018 
Friday, Oct. 12: 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.; Saturday, Oct. 13, and Sunday, Oct. 14: 11:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Lafayette Square Park
540 St. Charles Ave.
New Orleans, Louisiana 70130
Admission: Free

The New Orleans Blues Society Needs you to Keep the Blues Alive.
Hello Blues Lovers
We are now officially a 501c3. (IRS designated non-profit organization.) Which means your membership and or donations are a tax write off.
You have showed an interest in the blues with the newsletter and by attending blues festivals. With that in mind I am sending you this letter to ask you to go the next step and join in the New Orleans Blues Society. We are at a perfect time to keep the blues alive in New Orleans. So many things are happening. Just to name a few.
    Once a month open blues jam to all ages and levels. During the day on a week-end in a family friendly environment.
    So many wonderful bands are continuing to develop or are revived. We need to be there to help them along. e.g. J.D Hill is back .
    Sending bands and solo act to Memphis for the International Blues Challenge.

With your membership we can do so much more.   Such as
    Showcasing our local bands during major events.
    Taking the blues into the schools.
    Buy T-shirts

You can join up three ways
Our friendly website and hit the paypal button on our membership page.
Fill out the membership form and mail it in with a check.

Come on and join in the blues party.
Your truly  , Laura Hibbitts, Kerry Poche’ 

2018 Voice of the Wetlands Festival – October 12-13-14, 2018

Sep 28 at 3 PM to Sep 29 
Cassidy Park
625 Willis Ave., Bogalusa, Louisiana 70427

Big Daddy O 5:30 PM
Kenny Neal 7:00 PM
Sonny Landreth 8:45 PM
Crispin Schroeder 1:00 PM
Chris Leblanc 2:45 PM
Vasti Jackson 4:30 PM
Ruthie Foster 6:30 PM
Bobby Rush 8:30 PM

SENATOBIA: Otha Turner Memorial Picnic and Goat Roast w/blues - 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.) 


Otha Turner's Memorial Goat Roast, Blues Festival and Barbeque Picnic in 
Senatobia, Mississippi

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​​​41st Annual MS Delta Blues and Heritage Festival- September 15,2018

The 9th Annual Oxford Blues Festival to be held this summer on July 20-22, 2018 in Oxford, MS and in University, MS.