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  • Writer's pictureJoshua Branning

Grammy Nominees, 5K Run, and BBQ at 2018 Sam Chatmon Festival

Updated: Sep 6, 2018

Feel the music, run in the 5K, and taste some winning ribs from the BBQ competition. The Sam Chatmon Music Festival is coming up Sept 21-22 (Fri-Sat), 2018.

FRIDAY - Sept. 21

5:30PM - HOLLANDALE CRUISERS (Local talent showcase)

6:30PM - J ‘ CENAE (Soul Songtress)

SATURDAY - Sept. 22


7 AM - "Day Of" 5K RUN/WALK REGISTRATION - This is a Free and professionally timed event. Sponsored by City Drugs in Hollandale, MS & Delta Health Alliance in Stoneville, MS.

Print off your registration here... Or register at the Hollandale, Leland, or Rolling Fork Stop-N-Shops, Guaranty Banks, Planters Bank, YMCA, or Local Delta Schools.

Printable 5K registration - Single

Printable 5K registration - Double

8:00AM - 5k RUN/WALK - Runners at starting line.

10:00AM - GOSPEL

11:30AM - DELTA STRING BAND (5 piece band that was featured in the August First Friday Concert in Hollandale, MS.)

12:30 - BOBBY WHALEN (Professor, painter, and Funky Blues pioneer.)

1:30PM - WES LEE (Independent Blues Award Nominee 2018, Traditional Blues artist featured on PBS)

2:15PM - LIBBY RAE WATSON (2016 Blues Artist of the Year)

3:00PM - MICKEY ROGERS / BRENDA MITCHELL (local Blues Legends featured in many documentaries)


5:00PM - BIG JOHN HORTON BAND (King of the Delta Blues)

6 PM - NATHANIEL KIMBLE (Grammy Nominee)

More details as I get them. We are gonna try hard to make this the best free music festival of the year.

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