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Updated: July 9, 2012 6:05AM


Bud Light Crossroads Stage

11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. | The Jimmy Reed Family

12:45-2 p.m. | Quintus McCormick

2:30-3:45 p.m. | Zora Young

4:15-5:30 p.m. | Joe Louis Walker

Mississippi Juke Joint Stage

11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | Panel Discussion (Lightnin’ Hopkins) with Roger Wood, Chris Strachwitz & Alan Govenar

12:45-1:30 p.m. | Ol’ Skool Revue from the Delta Music Institute of Delta State University

1:45-2:45 p.m. | Eddie C. Campbell

3-4 p.m. | Vasti Jackson

4:30-5:30 p.m. | Johnny Rawls

6-7 p.m. | Jam Session w/Kenny “Beedy Eyes” Smith

Pepsi Front Porch Stage

Noon-1 p.m. | Blues In The Schools w/Stone Academy, Eric Noden, Katherine Davis & Erwin Helfer

1:30-2:30 p.m. | Fernando Jones and My Band!

3-4 p.m. | Matthew Skoller Band

4:30-5:30 p.m. | Big James & The Chicago Playboys

Petrillo Music Shell

A Centennial Celebration of Lightnin’ Hopkins

5:50-6:35 p.m. | Rev. KM Williams

7-8:05 p.m. | Milton Hopkins and Jewel Brown

8:30-9:30 p.m. | Texas Johnny Brown


Bud Light Crossroads Stage

11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. | Tommy McCracken

12:45-2 p.m. | Diunna and Blue Mercy

2:30-3:45 p.m. | Bob Jones with Ronnie Hicks & The Masheen Company Band featuring Mike Wheeler

4:15-5:30 p.m. | Billy Branch and the Sons of Blues w/special guest Jamiah “On Fire” & The Red Machine

Mississippi Juke Joint Stage

1-2 p.m. | Terry “Big T” Williams

2:30-3:30 p.m. | Mark “Muleman” Massey

4-5 p.m. | Homemade Jamz Blues Band feat. Ryan, Kyle & Taya Perry

5:30-7 p.m. | Jam Session w/ Ronnie Hicks & The Masheen Company Band

Pepsi Front Porch Stage

Noon-1 p.m. | Columbia College Blues All Stars

1:30-2:30 p.m. | Rev. KM Williams

3-4 p.m. | Sam Lay Blues Band

4:30-5:30 p.m. | Tribute to Hubert Sumlin with Steady Rollin Bob Margolin, Eddie Shaw, Dave Specter, Bob Corritore, Johnny Iguana, Kenny “Beedy Eyes” Smith & Bob Stroger

Petrillo Music Shell

5:40-6:10 p.m. | Paul Kaye (Tribute to David Honeyboy Edwards)

6:35-8 p.m. | 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

8:25-9:30 p.m. | Floyd Taylor


Bud Light Crossroads Stage

11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. | Demetria Taylor

12:45-2 p.m. | Mary Lane and the No Static Blues Band

2:30-3:45 p.m. | Charles Wilson

4:15-5:30 p.m. | Lil’ Ed & The Blues Imperials

Mississippi Juke Joint Stage

12:30-1:25 p.m. | The Rising Stars Fife and Drum Band

1:30-2:30 p.m. | Eden Brent

3-4 p.m. | Pat Brown

4:30-5:30 p.m. | Patrice Moncel

Pepsi Front Porch Stage

Noon-1 p.m. | Homemade Jamz Blues Band featuring Ryan, Kyle & Taya Perry

1:30-2:30 p.m. | Lurrie Bell

3-4 p.m. | Omar Coleman and Friends

4:30-5:30 p.m. | Eddie Shaw & The Wolf Gang

Petrillo Music Shell

6-7:20 p.m. | 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

7:45-9 p.m. | Mavis Staples

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