2020 W.C. Handy Blues and Barbecue Festival lineup released

2020 Lineup

Here’s some good news for today! The 2020 W.C. Handy Blues & Barbecue Festival lineup was just released in a Facebook post. Check out the lineup below.

We're so excited for our 30th year, and we know you are too. Here is your lineup for #wchandybluesandbarbecuefestival…

Posted by The W.C. Handy Blues & Barbecue Festival in Henderson, KY on Friday, March 13, 2020

This year’s festival is set for June 17-20 in Henderson, KY’s beautiful downtown riverside parks.

The completely free festival is known for its amazing music lineup, food, and fun. Check out the video above to get a sneak peek into one of the most popular nights during the festival, Zydeco Night, where the festival brings a little taste of NOLA to Kentucky.

The W.C. Handy Blues & Barbecue Festival attracts more than 50,000 visitors every year and is one of the largest free music festivals in the nation. All of the proceeds go towards funding the next year’s festival.


Walter Trout
Tommy Castro And The Painkillers
Eric Gales
Larkin Poe
Christone “Kingfish” Ingram
Joe Louis Walker
Rick Estrin & The Nightcats
Chubby Carrier & The Bayou Swamp Band
Dwayne Dopsie And The Zydeco Hellraisers
Mr. Sipp
Mississippi Heat
Ghost Town Blues Band
Amanda Fish
Duwayne Burnside
David Jacobs-Strain And Bob Beach
Kara Grainger
The Micheal Gough Group
The Beat Daddys
Blues 4U

Plan to bring your lawn chairs and blankets! Alcohol, coolers, and pets are not allowed at the festival.

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