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Updated: July 9, 2012 6:03AM



JUNE 8

Bud Light Crossroads Stage

11:15 am – 12:15 pm | The Jimmy Reed Family

12:45 pm – 2:00 pm | Quintus McCormick

2:30 pm – 3:45 pm | Zora Young

4:15 pm – 5:30 pm | Joe Louis Walker

Mississippi Juke Joint Stage

11:30 am – 12:30 pm | Panel discussion (Lightnin’ Hopkins) with Roger Wood, Chris Strachwitz & Alan Govenar

12:45 pm – 1:30 pm | Ol’ Skool Revue from the Delta Music Institute of Delta State University

1:45 pm – 2:45 pm | Eddie C. Campbell

3 pm – 4:00 pm | Vasti Jackson

4:30 pm – 5:30 pm | Johnny Rawls

6 pm – 7:00 pm | Jam Session w/ Kenny “Beedy Eyes” Smith

Pepsi Front Porch Stage

Noon – 1 pm | Blues in the Schools w/Stone Academy, Eric Noden, Katherine Davis & Erwin Helfer

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm | Fernando Jones and My Band!

3 pm – 4:00 pm | Matthew Skoller Band

4:30pm – 5:30 pm | Big James & the Chicago Playboys

Petrillo Music Shell

A Centennial Celebration of Lightnin’ Hopkins

5:50 pm – 6:35 pm | Rev. KM Williams

7 pm – 8:05 pm | Milton Hopkins and Jewel Brown

8:30 pm - 9:30 pm | Texas Johnny Brown


JUNE 9

Bud Light Crossroads Stage

11:15 am – 12:15 pm | Tommy McCracken

12:45 pm – 2 pm | Diunna and Blue Mercy

2:30 pm – 3:45 pm | Bob Jones with Ronnie Hicks & the Masheen Company Band featuring Mike Wheeler

4:15 pm – 5:30 pm | Billy Branch and the Sons of Blues w/special guest Jamiah “On Fire” & the Red Machine

Mississippi Juke Joint Stage

11:30 am – 12:30 pm | Panel Discussion of Malaco Records (Tommy Couch, Jr., Wolf Stephenson, Brett Bonner & Alex Thomas)

1 pm – 2 pm | Terry “Big T” Williams

2:30 pm – 3:30 pm | Mark “Muleman” Massey

4 pm – 5 pm | Homemade Jamz Blues Band feat. Ryan, Kyle & Taya Perry

5:30 pm – 7 pm | Jam Session w/ Ronnie Hicks & the Masheen Company Band

Pepsi Front Porch Stage

12 pm – 1 pm | Columbia College Blues All Stars

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm | Rev. KM Williams

3 pm – 4 pm | Sam Lay Blues Band

4:30 pm – 5:30 pm | Tribute to Hubert Sumlin featuring Steady Rollin Bob Margolin, Eddie Shaw, Dave Specter, Bob Corritore, Johnny Iguana, Kenny “Beedy Eyes” Smith & Bob Stroger

Petrillo Music Shell

5:40 pm – 6:10 pm | Paul Kaye (Tribute to David Honeyboy Edwards)

6:35 pm – 8 pm | (Celebrating Muddy Waters Disciples — Pinetop Perkins, Willie Big Eyes Smith & Mojo Buford featuring Steady Rollin’ Bob Margolin, Mud Morganfield, Kenny ”Beedy Eyes” Smith, Barrelhouse Chuck, Lil Frank , Bob Stroger & Joe Filisko

8:25pm – 9:30 pm | Floyd Taylor

JUNE 10

Bud Light Crossroads Stage

11:15 am – 12:15 pm | Demetria Taylor

12:45 pm – 2 pm | Mary Lane and the No Static Blues Band

2:30 pm – 3:45 pm | Charles Wilson

4:15 pm – 5:30 pm | Lil’ Ed & the Blues Imperials

Mississippi Juke Joint Stage

11:30 am – 12:15 pm | Howlin’ Wolf B-Day/Panel Discussion with Barbra Marks, Sterling Plumpp & Dick Shurman

12:30 pm – 1:25 pm | The Rising Stars Fife and Drum Band

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm | Eden Brent

3 pm – 4 pm | Pat Brown

4:30 pm – 5:30 pm | Patrice Moncel

6 pm – 7 pm | Mississippi Jam Session w/ Dexter Allen

Pepsi Front Porch Stage

Noon – 1 pm | Homemade Jamz Blues Band featuring Ryan, Kyle & Taya Perry

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm | Lurrie Bell

3 pm – 4 pm | Omar Coleman and Friends

4:30 pm – 5:30 pm | Eddie Shaw & the Wolf Gang

Petrillo Music Shell

6 pm – 7:20 pm | Celebrating Women in Blues — Tribute to Koko Taylor, featuring Melvia “Chick” Rodgers, Jackie Scott, Deitra Farr , Nora Jean Brusco and The Koko Taylor Blues Machine Band

7:45 pm – 9 pm | Mavis Staples

Schedule subject to change without notice.



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