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Simply Jazz and Blues Festival

August 19, 2016 - August 20, 2016

This festival is founded on the premise that W.Va. has woven a rich tapestry of music that includes jazz and blues. Now it’s time to share our treasures and invite the world to enjoy what we have to offer here in beautiful southern WV.

This is a free jazz and blues festival with some some ticketed events on the schedule. There will be entertaining educational opportunities for young and old, great food and craft vendors.

Friday, August 19th
5:30 pm Jenny Wilson Trio
6:45pm Dugan Carter & Full Flavor
8:pm The Bob Thompson Unit

Saturday, August 20th
Noon – 1pm Creek Don’t Rise
1:15 – 2:15pm Veronika Jackson
2:30 -3:30pm Lady D
3:45 – 4:45pm Austin “Walkin’ Cane”
5 – 6pm Miss Freddye’s Blues Band
6:15 – 7:30pm Slam Allen Blues Band
8pm Packrat’s Smokehouse
Sunday, August 21st

1pm Apostle Ronnie “Diamond” Hoard
2pm Gospel Reunion
3pm Bare Bones
4pm Donnie V
5pm Inspiration


Beckley Art Center Thursday, August 18th 7pm Jenny Wilson Trio
Friday In the Park Friday, August 19th 11:30am Jenny Wilson Trio
Adventures On the Gorge Friday, August 19th 8pm Slam Allen
Sir Walter’s Tavern Friday, August 19th 9pm Melissa Mckinney
The Grove Friday, August 19th 9pm Veronika Jackson
Calacino’s Friday, August 19th 9pm Austin Walkin’Cane
Tickety Boo Mercantile Saturday, August 20th 11am Kayla Massie
Calacino’s Saturday, August 20th 9:30pm Blues Afterparty


August 19, 2016
August 20, 2016


Word Park, Downtown Beckley
Neville Street, Beckley, WV 25801, USA


Simply Jazz and Blues Festival
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