ALICEVILLE, AL – The Rural Members Association is proud to announce the 18th Annual Freedom Creek Blues Festival founded by the late, great Willie King. This year’s festival is to be held 11:30am until 8pm near downtown Aliceville, Alabama at “Cookieman’s” place at 1438 Wilder Circle, rain or shine!
This internationally acclaimed festival will take place on Saturday June 6 with music from 11:30am, opening with great traditional gospel followed by non-stop blues. The family friendly festival attracts local and international crowds and is renowned for its down-home atmosphere, great music and delicious southern food.
This year’s festival features a wide range of great regional blues artists, featuring a host of blues talent, including local legend Clarence Davis, Alabama bluesman Lee Brown and Friends, featuring B.J. Miller, Montgomery blues duo John Bull and Sheffield Walker, Willie Lee Halbert and the Fingerprint Band, Geno and the Mississippi Blues Boys and more!
The festival will open with a prayer and gospel music, then it’s all blues all day! First up are the young musicians from the Alabama Blues Project’s Advanced Band followed by outstanding local and regional blues acts.
Admission is by suggested donation of $10. This is the most down-home, real deal blues festival around!
The festival is made possible by a generous grant from the Alabama State Council on the Arts, sponsors Greene Beverage, Walter Energy, Westervelt Renewable Resources and assistance from the Alabama Blues Project.
For the first time we are launching a Kickstarter campaign to help support the 18th annual Freedom Creek Festival. We need to raise $1,500 to fully match the Alabama State Council on the Arts’ generous grant. There are cool rewards for your contributions small or large! Please help this great festival thrive! To support the festival, please click here.
For more information: www.freedomcreek.org or call (205) 366-1307.