Robert Kimbrough Sr. wants 2C Yoface in tha PLACE May 15 -17

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Kimbrough Cotton Patch Soul Blues Festival

Come on thru Robert’s waitin’ on you

4th Annual Kimbrough Cotton Patch Soul Blues Festival

May 15-17, 2020 The HUT, Holly Springs, MS 38635

The Kimbrough Cotton Patch Soul Blues celebrates the life and legacy of Junior and David Kimbrough JR. III hosted by Robert Kimbrough Sr. Junior’s baby boy. The Kimbrough Cotton Patch Soul Blues Festival is held in Holly Springs, Mississippi over the third weekend of May. Holly Springs, Junior Kimbrough’s hometown, is located 40 miles South East of Memphis, Tenneesee. in the North Hills of Mississippi. The festival is three days of blistering hot, electric Cotton Patch Soul Blues in an unfiltered, authentic atmosphere, a Mississippi Juke Joint. Robert invites anybody to come to Mississippi to learn about his father’s music Cotton Patch Soul Blues the way he did, up close and personal. Robert creates an intimate setting where festival attendees are welcomed like family and are treated to incredible music and delicious food. Where stories are shared and how life long memories are made. It’s off tha chain! Robert wants 2C yoface in thA Place.


4PM – 6PM

Kick OFF

“We Salute The Original Cotton Patch Soul Blues Boys Junior & David Kimbrough Jr. III”

Photo & Film Exhibit w/ Bill Steber, Yancey Allison, Amy Verdon, Rosemary Moritz and more…

Leontyne Price Library Gallery 

Rust College

150 Rust Ave

Holly Springs MS 38635

Exhibit runs until June 16, 2020


Open Floor Jam

Join Robert Kimbrough Sr. BluesConnection on the floor. Robert invites anybody 2turn up and turn out.

Soul food fare & beverages available ALL NITE LONG




Country Breakfast 

Break bread w/ Robert. Breakfast is Robert’s favorite meal of the day. Necy, Robert’s older sister, whips up a royal meal fit for a Cotton Patch Soul Blues King.



Kimbrough Cotton Patch Soul Blues workshop

Cotton Patch Soul Blues is a unique style of Blues. Learn the Kimbrough Cotton Patch style from the originals. Who learned from Junior and Dave Jr. III with Robert Sr., Duwayne Burnside, and Mr. Joe Ayers teaching guitar. Lil’ Joe was an Original Soul Blues Boy band member for 30 years. Kinney Kimbrough will teach drums and Garry Burnside will teach bass.

Both Kinney and Garry toured and recorded with Junior in the 1990s.

$150 limited to 25

$75 for children under 12

Noon -1:PM

Cotton Patch Soul Food Cooking w/ Necy

Ms. Stephanie shares her endless knowledge on Soul Food cuisine.

Learn how to prepare her famous “melt in your mouth” fish sam. Includes lunch


1PM – 3PM

Juke Joint Dance Lesson

Learn the subtle and seductive art of Juke Joint dancing from SeXy Nancy, an original Chulahoma clubb dancer. And local FANCY! lady Ms. Sally Foot.




Legends JAM

Jam with the Legends. Students join their heroes on the floor. 

Legends jam is presented in a traditional juke joint style. A Juke Joint, a comfortable place where Cotton Patch Soul Blues was cultivated by the Kimbrough dynasty. Players switch off in a loose uninhibited atmosphere. 

w/ Robert Kimbrough Sr. BluesConnection, Lil’ Joe Ayers, Kinney Kimbrough, Duwanye Burnside, Garry Burnside

Plus very special guests Cameron Kimbrough, Lucious Spiller, Jesse Cotton Stone, and One Hand Dan 

Soul food fare & beverages available ALL NITE LONG




Country Breakfast



Kimbrough Cotton Patch Soul Blues Guided Memorial Tour

Meet up with Lil’ Joe for a 90 min. tour around Marshall County. Mr. Joe will tell what he kno and more. A lifelong resident of Holly Springs, MS, last living Original Soul Blues Boy band member Mr. Joe played, and recorded with Junior Kimbrough for 30 years.  


2PM – Midnite

Sunday Night at Junior’s 

Star studded Cotton Patch Soul Blues confirmed line up 

Robert Kimbrough Sr. BluesConnection, Lil’ Joe Ayers, The Kimbrough Brothers w/ Jason Ricci, RL Boyce & Lightnin’ Malcolm, Eric Deaton Trio, Duwanye Burnside Band, Porkchop Willie, Beverly Davis Band with Junior Juke Joint dancers SeXy Nancy and Ms. Sally Foot


Food trucks, Arts & Craft vendors Sunday ONLY

Advanced tickets & Package DEALS!!! Visit kimbroughfest.com

KCPSBF VIP: All events, all access to all activities. Get up close and personal with Robert and them. Meet the locals, and hang out.


SuperBad Super Saver: access to all live music performances and a spot on the guided Memorial tour 


Price is Right ticket: Access to all live music performances all weekend


Cooking with Necy & Juke Joint Dance lessons


For tickets & more info. 

Visit kimbroughfest.com

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