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W.C. Handy Blues and Barbecue Festival releases artist lineup for 2021

By Ally TsimeklesRiver City Weekend Dust off your lawn chairs and blankets, here’s the lineup for the 2021  W.C. Handy Blues & Barbecue Festival in Henderson, Ky! The news was announced in a Facebook post. The ...

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Street Strut 5k coming to W.C. Handy Blues & Barbecue Festival

By William Putt HENDERSON, Ky. (WFIE) – A new event announced for this year’s W.C. Handy Blues and Barbecue Festival in Henderson. The Downtown Henderson Partnership is hosting the Street Strut 5k on Wednesday, June 16 at 6 p.m. ...

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Henderson’s W.C. Handy Blues & Barbecue Festival schedule, lineup

John T. Martin – Henderson Gleaner HENDERSON, Ky. — Brian Bishop recalled the pre-pandemic “good old days,” when the only thing W.C. Handy Blues & Barbecue Festival organizers had to worry about was ...

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Handy Fest’s annual Street Strut returning to Henderson with new energy this year

Chuck Stinnett – Special to The Gleaner When the inaugural W.C. Handy Blues & Barbecue Festival kicked off in June 1991, it introduced an event unlike anything ever seen in Henderson before: The Street Strut. The Mardi ...

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Handy Committee Working on 2021 Festival

W.C. Handy Blues & Barbecue Festival slated for summer 2021 Organizers sorting out public safety measures, working with city and regional health department By Evan Gorman | January 29, 2021 at 10:57 PM CST – Updated ...

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Blues & Barbecue Fest days away

W.C. Handy Blues and Barbecue Fest is days away; here’s the lineup By Beth Smith – The Henderson Gleaner HENDERSON, Ky. — Henderson is just days away from kicking off a festival that started 29 years ago and draws upwards of ...

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‘They’re All Main Acts’

‘They’re all main acts’ 2019 Handy Festival artist lineup announced By Douglas White – The Henderson Gleaner HENDERSON, Ky. – The music lineup for the 29th annual W.C. Handy Blues and Barbecue Festival was ...

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2019 Music Lineup Announced

W.C. Handy Blues & Barbecue Festival Announces 2019 Music Lineup HENDERSON, Ky. (April 8, 2019) – The music lineup for the 29th annual W.C. Handy Blues and Barbecue Festival was released today by the festival planning ...

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Handy Festival Recognized as Top Event!

The best events across the Southeast compete to receive the prestigious Top 20 Events designation. Through a nomination process, Southeast Tourism Society chooses the Top 20 events in the Southeast for each month of the year and ...

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