OZARK, Ala. (WDHN) — This coming Saturday, don’t miss out on the chance to see some local blues artists perform at this year’s Blues Fest hosted by the Wiregrass Blues Society.
The Fest will kick off at 3 p.m. at the Dale County Agricultural Complex in Ozark. Tickets are just $20 and are still available!
This year, the festival will be honoring Ariton native and Wiregrass blues legend, Big Mama Thornton. Rodney Justo is also set to receive his 2020 honoree award.
As for the music on hand, headlines include Shaun Murphy, Johnny Rawls, and Project Preservation featuring Lil’ Jimmy Reed, Peggy Jenkins, and Maria Drake.
To kick off the musical performances, the Carroll high school Jazz Band will be playing at 3:30 p.m.
On Friday, April 29th, those who have purchased a ticket have a chance to meet Shaun Murphy from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Warehouse in Ozark. There will also be free appetizers and a cash bar, this meet and greet are free to those who have a ticket already.
For more information on the Blues Fest or the Wiregrass Blues Society overall, visit their website!