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15th Annual Natchez Bluff Blues Fest.   

Apr/30/2010 - May/02/2010
Location: Natchez Bluff and Select Clubs

Friday April 30th
-5:30pm till 7:30pm free BROADWAY BLUES BASH and CRAWFISH BOIL in front of the Natchez Grand Hotel
The music is free but “the mudbugs will cost ya!”

-8:00pm till, the music continues at SELECT CLUBS all around Downtown Natchez.

Saturday May 1st
-9:00am till 6:00pm, free SPRING MARKET on Broadway along the Natchez Bluff in Downtown Natchez

-11:30am till 6:30pm, BROADWAY BLUES JAM on the Natchez Grand Hotel Stage

-8:00pm till, the SELECT CLUBS start up again all around Natchez.

Sunday May 2nd
-11:00am till, BLUES BRUNCHS at Mighty Martini Bistro, Pearl Street Pasta, the Eola Hotel, Club 601, Under-The-Hill Saloon and Biscuits & Blues.

-2:00pm till 5:30pm, free THE CITY OF VIDALIA GOSPEL SING at the Vidalia Riverfront Amphitheatre

Friday, April 30th, festivities begin at 5:30 pm, in front of the Natchez Grand Hotel on Broadway in Downtown Natchez. The BROADWAY BLUES BASH will feature a spicy crawfish boil served up with the down-home blues of Mauva Bell & Hot Water. The music is free but “the mudbugs will cost ya!” After 7:30 pm drop in on a number of performances at SELECT CLUBS around downtown Natchez. The N.A.P.A.C. Museum has a permanent art exhibit dedicated to the NATCHEZ BLUFF BLUES FEST and will be open all weekend for Visitors to stop in and experience. Also, Ryan Newman and his #39 NASCAR will stop in for the weekend on their, “Bold is how we roll” Tornado Tour.

Saturday, May 1st, on Broadway Street, Natchez, the 4th Annual SPRING MARKET will be teaming up with the NATCHEZ BLUFF BLUES FEST and 40+ vendors will be surrounding the NATCHEZ GRAND HOTEL STAGE. The Flea Market will open at 9:00 am and feature arts & crafts, merchandise, food, children's area, a rock-climbing wall, promotions and the Adams County Sheriff's Office, the National Parks Service & the National Guard will be on hand to round out the event! Music will start at 11:30am, and feature “The Natchez Sound”. Stan Smith of Stan's String Shop will officiate the BROADWAY BLUES JAM; six hours of non-stop music presented in a Jam Session Format for a truly unique musical experience. Talent will include Natchez Bluff Blues Band, Hezekiah Early, YZ Ealey, Harvey Knox, Tommy Polk, Grey Montgomery, Maggie Brown, Stan Smith, Alvin Shelby & the Pilgrim Baptist Church Choir, Li'l Jimmy Reed, Richard Ward, Justin Butler, Ben O'Gwin, Casey Gilbert, Brandon McCranie, Marvin Morehead, William Atkins, John Borum, Ben Lewis & Wes Lee. That Night, the SELECT CLUB performances resume.

SELECT CLUBS include; The Natchez Manor, Mighty Martini Bistro, Grand Soleil, Pearl Street Pasta, Doc BigLove’s, Club 601, Biscuits & Blues, Under-the-Hill-Saloon & Eola Bar & Grill. Weekend Club & Brunch Talent will include; Akami Graham & The Key Of G, Li’l Jimmy Reed, Blue Haired Mafia, Mojo Mudd, Maggie Brown, Wes Lee, Top of the Orange, W.J. Squall, Barefoot Tendencies, Darnell & The 1st Degree Band.

Sunday, May 2nd, Make reservations for a Blues Brunch in Downtown Natchez at Eola Bar & Grill, Mighty Martini Bistro, Pearl Street Pasta, Biscuits & Blues and Club 601, each featuring regional recipes served up with “The Blues” starting at 11:00am. At 2:00pm, join us for THE CITY OF VIDALIA GOSPEL SING at the Amphitheatre on the Vidalia Riverfront featuring the Undertakers, Digital Church, J. Miles Ministry and Apostle’s Creed. This 3-day festival celebrating the Granddaddy of all modern music promises to bring folks together across all lines, man made or natural to experience the influence of one of Mississippi’s most valuable natural resources, THE BLUES.

Sponsored by:
United Mississippi Bank, Entergy, Cable One, Fox 48, Natchez Convention & Visitors’ Bureau, Natchez TV,
The Markets, Dr. Borum/Family Health Clinic, Pepsi Cola, Bluff City Post, Hampton Inn & Suites, Ole Miss Alumni Assoc., KQID, WTYJ/WMIS, Southwest Broadcasting-WAKH /WAZA /WAKK /WFCG /WAPF, N.A.P.A.C., Heard Music/Stan’s String Shop, Natchez Democrat, Law Offices of Akers & Bobo, Mighty Martini Bistro, The Natchez Manor, Grand Soleil, Under-The-Hill-Saloon, Pearl St. Pasta, Eola Bar & Grill, Biscuits & Blues, Club 601 and Doc BigLove’s

Established to educate people about the rich Blues heritage of Natchez and the surrounding area, the Natchez Blues Heritage Association, Inc., is a 501(c) 3, Not-For-Profit Corporation. Proceeds will go toward educational materials and future events, which further their goals.

Contact: Eric Glatzer
Phone: 601-660-2792

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