(CARROLLTON, MA) – Tickets are now available for the 2019 Mississippi John Hurt Homecoming Festival! Come celebrate one of America’s most esteemed songsters with us on October 5-6 at the Mississippi John Hurt Museum, 1973 CR 109, Carrollton, MS, 38917. There will be food, fun, open mic, and museum tours, with live music Saturday by the legendary Taj Mahal and special guest Jesse Colin Young of The Youngbloods, Dom Flemons, The Piedmont Bluz Acoustic Duo, Jim Kweskin, Guy Davis with Christopher James, the Howard Curry Duo, and music Sunday by Como Mamas, Gigi Iam, and Pastor Jay Terrell with Country Jim, open mic, and more!
Festivities start at noon Saturday, with gates opening at 11:30 AM. Sunday’s event will begin at 11:00 AM, with gates opening at 10:30 AM. Saturday will be Blues Day, and Sunday will be dedicated to Gospel.
Please visit us at Mississippi John Hurt Homecoming on the web to find out more information, including a link to purchase tickets. Tickets will also be available at the gate. Also, don’t forget to like the Mississippi John Hurt Foundation page on Facebook for the most current information, including suggestions for hotels and restaurants in the Greenwood, Mississippi or Grenada, Mississippi area!
Mary Frances Hurt will be on hand to greet fans of her famous grandfather, Mississippi John Hurt, and take them on tours of the Mississippi John Hurt Museum, the old cabin where so much musical history was made.
Please call (312) 810-1954 or e-mail the Mississippi John Hurt Foundation @gmail with questions.
See you there!