W.C. Handy Festival Sponsors

Below are the 2021 W.C. Handy Festival corporate and private sponsors. Without them the music stops! Please thank them and patronize their businesses. Are you interested in being a sponsor? If so, download the 2022 Sponsor Packet here.

2021 Presenting Sponsor

Signature Sponsor

Henderson County Tourist Commission

Gold Sponsors

Air Hydro Power
City of Henderson
Deaconess Henderson Hospital & The Women’s Hospital
Henderson County Fiscal Court
Rookies Sports Bar & On Deck

Silver Sponsors

Dianne & Dick Wham
Henderson Area Arts Alliance
Rotary Charitable Trust
Hometown Roots & Roast Coffee Bar
John and Dawn Kelsey
LG&E and KU Energy, LLC
Edward Jones

Festival Friends

Henderson City Lions Charitable Trust
Rockhouse on the River
WIKY & Hot 96
Charlie & Will Curry
Edward Utley Jr Inc
Space Rental
Curt Hamilton Law Office PLLC
Henderson Community College
Home Oil & Gas
Jan Greenwood-Markle
Joy, Eric, Madi & Hayden Ries
Pure Spaces
Steve, Holly, Meredith & Nate Gold
Stonebridge Press Ltd
Healing Reins of Kentucky
Palmer’s Oil Co
Head’s Construction

Handy Helpers

Thomas Mioduszewski
David & Christi Dixon
Andrew Powell & Meredith Stone
Braco Inc
Deitz Shields & Freeburger
Hazex Construction Company
Henderson Brewing Co LLC
Kemper CPA Group LLP
Park Machine & Supply Co
Patrick, Hillery, Ben & Isaac Koontz
Royster’s Machine Shop LLC
Tony & Susan Gray

Blues Backers – $100-$499

Abba Promotions
King, Deep & Branaman
Gale & Gail Myers
Juliet E Fortney
Andrew V Eckert Rev Trust
Baird (Hend)
Brent Bridges
Bruce & Beverly Farmer
Dain & Carolyn Hill
Donna & Chuck Stinnett
Dorin & Betsy Luck
Dunaway’s Imperial Pharmacy
Green River Area Federal Credit Union
Leslie Newman
Simon’s Shoes
T & T Drug Store

Handy Patrons – Up to $100

EVPL North Park in memory of David L Fortney
Janna Mattingly
Allison Osterman
Christopher L Veal
Debra Miller
Dianne Garrison
Gwen Holt
Steven Bainer
Virginia Miller
Shannon Winkler
Terri Hurst

In-Kind Sponsors

Anne Thrasher Boyd
Bread Pudding Ladies
Bruce Woodring Auto Sales
Captain D’s
City of Henderson Public Works Dept
D & M Family Foods
Downtown Henderson Partnership
Gale & Gail Myers
First Christian Church
First Christian Church Men’s Club
Golden Corral
Holy Name Men’s Club
Hometown Roots
J & B Barbecue
Jeremy Myers
McConnell’s Electric Work, Inc.
Penn Station
Rex & Mary Jewell
Rockhouse Pizza
Royster’s Machine Shop
Shaw Family
Sidewalk Café
Thomason’s BBQ
Tom’s Smokin BBQ
Woodard Cooling & Heating

Media Sponsors

WNIN PBS Channel 9 & NPR 88.3 FM
WFIE Channel 14
WIKY 104.1 FM
Hot 96
93.5 Duke FM
107.5 WABX

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