|Blind Red Rooster will perform live at the Exit 56 Blues Fest Saturday, May 28, beginning at Members of the group from |
Brownsville will once again celebrate its blues heritage during the Exit 56 Blues Fest Saturday, May 28, at the West Tennessee Delta Heritage Center. Festivities will include an arts and crafts show, quilt exhibit, book signing, cruise-in and live music. The day long event will run from until
Artisans will showcase their wares from until Items for sale will include sunglasses, handmade ribbons and bows, aprons, boutique dresses, flower arrangements, jewelry, handbags, wood products, quilts and more.
Heirloom and more modern quilts will be on display inside the Center as part of the “Heritage Quilts of West Tennessee” special exhibit sponsored by Pat’s Fabrics of Brownsville. Also on exhibit will be the winning art projects of the
children for the recent Cinco de Mayo Celebration. Haywood County School
Author Pamela Whinnery will be present from , to sign copies of her latest cookbook “Country Goodness Recipes of Tennessee Celebrities.” The recipe collection includes recipes from Elvis, Trace Adkins, President Andrew Jackson and more.
Beginning at , local and area artist will perform from the porch of the Sleepy John Estes home, located on the grounds of the Center.
musicians Graham Perry and Kevin Kilgore, members of the group Tucson Simpson will perform at Memphis ’s own Clifton Smith will take the stage at ; and Union City Blues band Blind Red Rooster will perform at Brownsville
Car and motorcycle enthusiasts are invited to cruise-in for any or all of the festivities.
Festival admission and concerts are free and everyone is invited to attend and enjoy a day celebrating the
blues. The Brownsville is located off of Interstate 40 at Exit 56, behind McDonald’s. For more information, contact the Center at 731-779-9000 or visit www.westtnheritage.com. West Tennessee Delta Heritage Center