W. C. Handy Blues and Barbecue Festival

June 2023 (dates not updated) ?

locator Audubon Mill Park
Henderson, KY 42420

Status: Updated 5/21/2022
W. C. Handy Blues and Barbecue Festival
The festival books some of the hottest national and local blues talent each year. The opening day of the festival is highlighted by the “Taste of Henderson Barbecue” where you can enjoy barbecue sold by local vendors and listen to great live music in Henderson's scenic Audubon Mill Park. Music continues every night from Wednesday evening to Saturday night. There are a host of other events throughout the week as well, including a Mardi Gras‑style Street Strut & Street Strut 5K Run, Handy Lunch Breaks & Happy Hours at local eateries and much more.
  • Admission: none
  • Days/­Hours Open: Wed 5pm‑10pm, Thu 4pm‑9pm, Fri 12pm‑10pm, Sat 12pm‑10pm
  • Address: 100 N Water Street, Henderson, KY 42420
  • Entertainment: 1 stage - International, National, Regional, Local. Music: BL CZ ??
  • Other Activities: street strut parade, taste of henderson bbq event, children's inflatable rides
  • Attendance: 35,000
    # Food Booths: 20
  • # of Exhi­bitors: na
    Juried: no
    Prize Money: na
  • Deadlines: Art & Craft: na
    Music: 12/31/2021
    Food: 04/15/2022 
  • Promoter: Henderson Music Preservation Society, Inc.
  • Show Dir.: Christi G. Dixon

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