Howlin' Wolf Memorial Blues Festival

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Country and Region United StatesMississippi
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival West Point, Mississippi USA
Festival Contact Information

Howlin’ Wolf Memorial Blues Festival
Howlin’ Wolf Blues Society of West Point, MS. Inc.
P. O. Box 1334
West Point, MS 39773 USA
Fax: (01) 662-495-2007

Festival Description

Held annually the Friday night of Labor Day weekend, the Howlin’ Wolf Memorial Blues Festival is sponsored by The Howlin’ Wolf Blues Society, area businesses and many other prominent organizations. The festival has a strong musical history element which is tied to Howlin’ Wolf and other great Mississippi Blues artists. Previous festival artists have included: Hubert Sumlin, R. L. Burnside, Junior Kimbrough, Alvin Youngblood Hart, Richard Johnston, Lightnin’ Malcolm, Henry Gray, Colin Linden, and many, many more. The Prairie Arts Festival is all the next day on Saturday.

Festival Dates August 30, 2013
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