Handy Blues & Barbecue Festival


2016 Handy Festival Schedule

Monday – June 13th

11:00 AM to 1:00 PMHandy Lunch Break at Rockhouse @ Wolf’s – Music by The Redmon Brothers

11:00 AM to 1:00 PMHandy Lunch Break at Commonwealth Kitchen & Bar (CKB) – Music by Monte Skelton

11:00 AM to 1:00 PMHandy Lunch Break at Planters Café & Coffee House – Music Nick Berry & Redwood Preservation Society

5:00 PM to 7:00 PMHandy Happy Hour at Rockhouse @ Wolfs – Music by The Redmon Brothers

Tuesday, June 14th

11:00 AM to 1:00 PMHandy Lunch Break at Rockhouse @ Wolf’s – Music by Casey James

11:00 AM to 1:00 PMHandy Lunch Break at Planters Café & Coffee House – Music “N” Tune Piano & Guitar students

5:00 PM to 7:00 PMHandy Happy Hour at Commonwealth Kitchen & Bar (CKB) – Music by Monte Skelton

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM - Handy Happy Hour at Rockhouse @ Wolfs – Music by Ryan Rigdon and Tim Austin

6:00 PM to 9:00 PM - Handy Happy Hour at On Deck – Music by Drew Aud

Wednesday June 15

11:00 AM to 1:00 PMHandy Lunch Break at Rockhouse @ Wolf’s – Music by Ryan Rigdon and Tim Austin

11:00 AM to 1:00 PMHandy Lunch Break at Planters Café & Coffee House – Music TBA

11:00 AM to 1:00 PMHandy Lunch Break at Sidewalk Café – Music by Spencer Bloodworth

11:30 AM to 1:00 PM - Handy Lunch Break at First United Methodist Church, 338 Third St.

Under portico just off Green Street, weather depending; Rain site, Gathering Area inside portico doors
Brown bag lunch available, or bring your own
Music by: FishTown (Bob Park, Barry Denton, Steve Mayo, Bob Legate, Jayme Fruit, Donna Stinnett)

Children’s events will be available in Audubon Mill Park sponsored by Henderson County Public Library beginning at 6:00pm.

5:00 PM  Studebaker John and the Hawks

7:00 PM  The Kinsey Report

9:00 PM   Sugar Blue

Thursday June 16

11:00 AM to 1:00 PMHandy Lunch Break at On Deck – Music by Drew Aud

11:00 AM to 1:00 PMHandy Lunch Break at Rockhouse @ Wolf’s – Music by N Tune Piano

11:00 AM to 1:00 PMHandy Lunch Break at Planters Café & Coffee House – Music TBA

 

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM – Children’s Art Camp & Umbrella Workshop

Location – J.F. Kennedy Center, Alvasia & Vine Streets For ages K – 5th

Umbrella Decorating and Street Strut Workshop – Bring an umbrella to decorate for the Street Strut Parade. Knick Knacks, flowers and other items will be on hand for this activity or you can bring your own Other Art Activities – Newspaper Hats, face painting, harmonicas, bead bracelets, noise makers, as well as other items. No charge for K – 5th

Sponsors – Downtown Henderson Partnership, City of Henderson Recreation Department & WC Handy Festival Committee.

Information contact –  Downtown Henderson Partnership – 270-827-0016 or the City of Henderson Recreation Department – 270-831-1200

5:30 PM  Dwayne Dopsie and the Zydeco Hell Raisers

8:00 PM  Chubby Carrier and the Bayou Swamp Band

Friday June 17

12:00 PM    Blues 4 U

2:00 PM     ZoGo

4:00 PM     The Beat Daddys

6:00 PM     Toronzo Cannon

8:00 PM     Curtis Salgado

10:00 PM    The Fabulous Thunderbirds featuring Kim Wilson

Saturday June 18

8:30 AM      Street Strut 5K – Audubon Mill Park

Register at www.facebook.com/rotaracthenderson/  Wear your best outfit and participate in the parade after the race. Proceeds benefit the HCHS Weekend Backpack Food Program

9:30am The William Branaman Street Strut People’s Parade

Music: Bob Minette & The Dixieland Society

Cost: FREE

Ages: For all ages

Sponsored by: The Downtown Henderson Partnership & Century Aluminum

Contest Categories: Grande Ooh-Pee-Doo, Most Spirited Strutter, Best decorated umbrella (Adult & Child), Best Group, Best Decorated Baby Stroller, Best Decorated Bike or Wagon, Century Aluminum People’s Choice Award – Best Use of Aluminum

12:00 PM  Little G Weevil and Daniel Harper

2:00 PM    AJ Ghent Band

4:00 PM    Nikki Hill

6:00 PM    John Primer and the Real Deal

8:00 PM    Tommy Castro and the Painkillers

10:00 PM  Victor Wainwright & WildRoots