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 free festival is set for Wednesday, June 16, 2021, through Saturday, June 19, 2021 at Audubon Mill Park in Henderson, KY. Wednesday, JuneContinue reading

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. Runners start at Red Banks Park, dart along the Ohio River and cross the finish line nearContinue reading

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 rain. COVID-19 has changed all of that. The festival is going forward for 2021 after the pandemic forced its 2020 cancelation, and Bishop, the event’sContinue reading

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