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Gospel comes to Bigfoot Blues Festival

Posted on Friday, October 18, 2019 at 10:39 am

Bigfoot Blues Festival organizer Andy Bag-genstoss says a Gospel Day has been added to the festival’s lineup. Gospel artists The Nance Family and Chris Van Almond will be among those performing on Sunday, October 20, at the festival.
A weekend of entertainment
Along with Sunday’s gospel lineup, the Bigfoot Blues Festival, which begins on Friday, October 18 and runs through Sunday, October 20, has a full slate of great music scheduled. Festival goers will enjoy headliner Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Ronnie Earl and the Broadcasters, Shemekia Copeland, Eric Gales, sue Foley, Davy Knowles, John Nemeth, Monster Mike Welch, Sammy Eubanks, Johnny Long, and Biz and Everyday People.
In addition to world-class music, there will be a Ferris Wheel (you may recognize the Ferris Wheel from Bonnaroo and Riverbend), the Bigfoot Zipline, a Kid Zone including jump houses and face painting, food trucks, and arts and crafts.
Proceeds from the festival will benefit Mental Health Awareness and Suicide Prevention.
If you are going
Local residents can use the coupon code Local50% when registering at BIGFOOTBLUESFESTIVAL.COM.
And, kids 12 and under are FREE.

Andy Baggenstoss (right), organizer of this weekend’s Bigfoot Blues Festival and owner of Baggenstoss Farms and Big-foot Ziplines, presented Grundy County Mayor Michael Brady with 270 free tickets to the festival for all full-time and part-time Grundy County employees.