18th Annual Hot Springs Blues Festival, Hill Wheatley Plaza, August 29 – 31

 

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Happening Labor Day Weekend, the Spa City Blues Society of Hot Springs, Arkansas will host the 18th Annual Hot Springs Blues Festival at the Hill Wheatley Plaza.

For more information, contact: David Hughes (501)815-2939
Here’s the lineup for the remainder of the festival weekend:

Friday, August 29
Hot Springs Blues Festival @ Hill Wheatley Plaza
5:30 pm Gates open; Happy Hour
6:30 – 7:15 Heavy Suga & The Sweetones
7:30 – 8:15 Steve Hester & DeJaVooDoo
8:30 – 10:00 Hump Night Band w/ guests
9:00 After Parties in various venues

Saturday, August 30
Workshops
Make your own Diddle Bow-11:30-12:45
Limited to 15. Cost $25
Charles Ragsdell

12:30-1:30 Manage & Market your music career including representation & venue contracts
Steve Hester

1:45-2:45 Blues songwriting
Tim Williams solo/duo IBC winnerWorkshops:

Hot Springs Blues Festival @ Hill Wheatley Plaza
2:30 Gates open; Happy Hour
3:30 – 4:00 Blues in the Schools Band
4:15 – 5:00 The Beckham Brothers
5:15 – 6:00 Tim Williams
6:15 – 7:15 Mr. Sipp
7:30 – 8:30 Barbara Blue
8:45 – 10:00 JP Soars & The Red Hots
9:00 After Parties in various venues

Sunday, August 31
Workshops:
11:30-12:30 Blues gospel workshop
Rachel Fields

12:45-1:45 Keeping the Blues Alive- passing it on to the next generation
Sherree Hughes- SCBS – BITS Coordinator

1:45-2:45 Photography-telling the story in a digital format Jenn Ocken

Hot Springs Blues Festival @ Hill Wheatley Plaza
3:00 Gates open; Happy Hour
4:00 – 4:30 Little Roy Gene & Grayson Goff
4:45 – 5:30 Charlotte Taylor & Gypsy Rain
5:45 – 6:45 Brick Fields & The Chosen Ones
7:00 – 8:00 Ghost Town Blues Band
8:00 – 9:30 Larry Garner
9:00 After parties in various venues
BE SURE AND MAKE PLANS TO ATTEND THIS EVENT AND SHARE THIS WITH ALL OF YOUR FRIENDS! SEE YOU THERE!!!

Location: Hill Wheatley Plaza, various locales around Hot Springs

For complete details, scheduling & ticket information Go to www.spacityblues.org