Is Louisville really even southern at all, or rather the eastern edge of the Midwest?
Well, Louisville is the Authentic South at least for a weekend when the Water Tower lawns become The Louisville Blues & Barbecue Festival.
This year, the 15th Blues & Barbecue weekend is scheduled for Friday, July 13 through Sunday, July 15.
Here is the complete list of scheduled acts:
- Friday, July 13
The Predators: 5:30pm – 7:15 pm
The Stella Vees: 7:45 pm – 9:00 pm
Davis Coen: 9:30pm – 11:30 pm
- Saturday, July 14
The KingBees: 4 pm – 5 pm
Little T & A: Time: 5:30 pm – 7:15 pm
Mr. Jimmy (formerly Hellfish): Time: 7:45 pm – 9pm
Big James & Chicago Playboys: Time: 9:30 pm – 11:30 pm
- Sunday, July 15
River City Blues Band: 1 pm – 2:30 pm
JB Stone: 3 pm – 4:30 pm
The Stray Cat Blues Band: 5 pm – 7 pm
The event runs Friday, 5 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. and Saturday from 4 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Sunday hours are from 1 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
“The annual Blues & Barbeque Festival has become a Louisville summer tradition,” stated Jennifer Washle, the festival’s event manager, in a release. “Each year the crowd grows larger and we’re excited to bring the south’s best music, food and fun back to the community,” she said.
The barbecue will be from F.A.B.D. Smokehouse and The Q.
The Louisville Blues & Barbecue Festival is produced annually by the Bisig Impact Group.
Admission is $7 before 6 p.m. and $10 after 6 p.m.
Children 10 and under will be admitted free. Parking is free, but no outside food, drinks, or pets are allowed. Lawn chairs and blankets are permitted.
For more information, please call 502-583-0333 or visit LouisvilleBluesAndBBQfestival.com
About Bisig Impact Group: Bisig Impact Group is a full service innovative and integrated marketing firm that serves a wide range of regional and national clients. Founded in 1991, Bisig Impact Group is an established leader in marketing, corporate communication, public relations, brand-building, media placement, rich media and photography. From the Bisig Sports Radio Network to the variety of festivals and events at the Louisville Water Tower, Bisig Impact Group helps companies connect with its audiences, while delivering winning strategies that gets results. For more information, please call 502-583-0333 or visit its website here.