SAM CHATMON FESTIVAL 2017
FREE ADMISSION-2 DAY EVENT
5:30 BACK 40
6:30 BLUE MOTHER TUPELO - One of Nashville's best.
101 South Simmons Street
Hollandale, MS 38748
Saturday All-Day - Times to be determined.
10:00am - GOSPEL
11:00am - BLUES starts with...
CEDRIC BURNSIDE PROJECT
LIBBY RAE WATSON
BIG JOHN HORTON BAND
***WHERE TO EAT***
RIVALS - Burgers to steaks all day. Brand new location for the Rivals local chain.
Address: 1322 E Ave N, Hollandale, MS 38748
ZIP TRIP - Fried Chicken and Salads.
Address: 200 East Ave N, Hollandale, MS 38748
Address: 1321 E Ave N, Hollandale, MS 38748
***WHERE TO STAY***
Come experience the Mississippi Delta in style. Grab some BBQ. Listen to real Delta Blues and be a part of the family.
Leroy Percy is the oldest of the Mississippi's State Parks. It is characterized by artesian springs, cypress trees, and ancient oaks dripping with Spanish moss.
Cotton Country Inn
Visit Sam Chatmon's Grave
Sam Chatmon's grave was recently given a new headstone. If you'd like to pay your respects here is the map. It's by the stone bench that reads "Stop and Listen."
816 Mayfield Street
Hollandale, MS 38748
VIDEOS of 2017 SAM CHATMON FESTIVAL ARTISTS
2016 Grammy Nominees the Cedric Burnside Project. With Cedric Burnside and Trenton Ayers. Cedric has won "Blues Drummer of the year" 7 times in a row. A record.
Trenton is one the best guitarist on the planet. Don't miss a rare free concert to see these two do it live.
John Horton playing "It Ain't What You Do. It's How You Do It" at the First Friday Jam in Hollandale, MS.
Nathaniel Kimble's hit "Can You Bag It Up?"
"Lignite Blues" is Wes Lee's ninth album. Wes is one of the premiere traditional song writers in america. A treat for anyone who loves traditional music. He has won numerous awards and his guitar style has won Wes a large cult following of people who know music.
Link to the iTunes album:
Mickey Rodgers is a classic bluesman. He's been featured in multiple documentaries about the Blues. A funky blues legend.
Libby Rae Watson won 2016 BLUES ARTIST OF THE YEAR. She also learned from Sam Chatmon. Here she sings "Darkness on the Delta". The whole day is packed with talent. Come early.