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2020 Preliminary Schedule

Closer to the event a full hour-by-hour, stage-by-stage schedule will be viewable here. In the meantime, we’ll be adding to this preliminary artist-by-day listing as acts are confirmed.

Thursday, July 2

  • BEN HARPER & THE INNOCENT CRIMINALS
  • The War And Treaty
  • Junior Watson w/Alabama Mike
  • Ida Mae
  • New Breed Brass Band
  • and more to come!

Friday, July 3

  • LETTUCE
  • CHARLIE MUSSELWHITE
  • FEMI KUTI & POSITIVE FORCE
  • Cedric Burnside Project
  • Duffy Bishop
  • Franck Goldwasser w/ R.J. Mischo
  • Afternoon “Bayou Blues” Cruise: Chubby Carrier & the Bayou Swamp Band, and more TBA!
  • Harmonica Blow-off: Kim Field & the Perfect Gentlemen w/Jason Ricci & RJ Mischo
  • “Beat the Heat” Dance Competitions
  • Evening “Rock the Boat” Dance Cruise: Cedric Burnside Project, more TBA
  • After-Hours Show (Marriott Grand Ballroom) featuring LETTUCE & more TBA
  • and more to come!

Saturday, July 4

  • FIREWORKS!
  • Curtis Salgado
  • JP Soars Gypsy Blues Revue featuring Anne Harris & Jason Ricci
  • Chubby Carrier & the Bayou Swamp Band
  • Hillstomp
  • Robert Kimbrough, Sr.
  • Terry ‘Harmonica’ Bean
  • Mason Trail & Zydeco Rhythm
  • Soul Creole
  • Terry & the Zydeco Bad Boys
  • Kevin Naquin & the Ossun Playboys
  • Afternoon “Mississippi Delta” Cruise: Terry  “Harmonica” Bean, Johnny Rawls, Robert Kimbrough, Sr
  • After-Hours Show (Marriott Grand Ballroom) featuring ANTIBALAS & GHOST-NOTE
  • and more to come!

Sunday, July 5

  • MAVIS STAPLES
  • GHOST-NOTE
  • Chubby Carrier & Bayou Swamp Band
  • Mason Trail & Zydeco Rhythm
  • Soul Creole
  • Terry & the Zydeco Bad Boys
  • Kevin Naquin & the Ossun Playboys
  • Afternoon “Sail on Sister” Blues Cruise: NW Women in R&B
  • and more to come!

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