6 pm, Monday, July 15, 2019. Jackson Marriott, 200 East Amite St., Jackson, Mississippi. 45th Annual Jackson Music Awards. Honoree: G.C. Cameron. Women in Music Honorees: Ms. Jody, Wanda Evers, Pat Brown, Shirley Waring. Performers: Omar Cunningham, L.J. Echols, Grady Champion, Till 1, Calvin Richardson, Dee Dee Simon, P2K DaDiddy, Jay Morris Group, Alvin Garrett, Mr. Sipp and more. 601-862-6629.
8 pm, Friday, July 19, 2019. Morocco Shrine Auditorium, 3800 St. John's Bluff Road South, Jacksonville, Florida. Jacksonville Southern Soul Music Fest. Pokey Bear, Sir Charles Jones and more. Doors open 7 pm. 904-990-5455.
1 pm, Friday, July 19, 2019. Hart Plaza,
1 Hart Plaza, Detroit, Michigan. Blues N BBQ. Bobby Rush.
8 pm, Friday, July 19, 2019. Alexandria Convention Hall, 915 3rd St., Alexandria, Louisiana. Tucka, Audi Yo and more.
10 pm, Saturday, July 20, 2019. Elam Event Center, 2933 Hwy. 190 West, Newton, Texas. J-Wonn.
12 Midnight, Saturday, July 20, 2019. F. Jones Corner, 303 N. Farish St., Jackson, Mississippi. Stevie J. Doors open 10 pm. 601-983-1148.
4 pm, Saturday, July 20, 2019. Rocky Mount Municipal Complex, 600 Independence Drive, Rocky Mount, North Carolina. Down East Music Festival Weekend. Glenn Jones, Theodis Ealey, Lacee, Big Pokey Bear, Evelyn "Champagne" King, Black Diamond, Big G, Nellie "Tiger" Travis, Maurice Wynn, Calvin Richardson, Bigg Robb, Ms. Jody, Chris Thomas, Roy C and more. Gates open 3 pm. Rain or Shine. 800-419-1170. See festival website.
Saturday, July 20, 2019. Knuckle- heads, 2715 Rochester Ave., Kansas City, Missouri. Bobby Rush. 816-483-1456.
8 pm, Saturday, July 20, 2019. Sway's Room, 921 West Beltline Road, Suite 110, DeSoto, Texas (Dallas). Wendell B. Single Release Party/Concert. Wendell B. BYOB. 972-855-0346.
10 pm, Thursday, July 25, 2019. Kingston Mines, 2548 N. Halsted St., Chicago, Illinois. Nellie "Tiger" Travis. 773-477-4646.
8 pm, Friday, July 26, 2019. Vicksburg City Auditorium, 901 Monroe St., Vicksburg, Mississippi. WMPR's Membership Drive Summer's Blues And Soul Jam. Big Yayo, J-Wonn, Vick Allen, Tre' Williams, Chris Ivy. Doors open 7 pm.
5 pm, Saturday, July 27, 2019. 50 Hammond Drive, Oakvale, Mississippi. Loe's Birthday Bash. Big Yayo.
Saturday, July 27, 2019. Kannapolis Intimidator Stadium in Cabarrus County, 2888 Moose Road, Kannapolis, North Carolina. Heavy Hitters Of Soul. Lacee, Sir Charles Jones, Big Pokey Bear, Bigg Robb, Lenny Williams, Glenn Jones, Calvin Richardson, Theodis Ealey, Sunshine Anderson, Black Diamond, Evelyn "Champagne" King and more. Meet & Greet at 3 pm, Admission at 4 pm. 800-560-2108.
5 pm, Saturday, July 27, 2019. Double G Ranch, 50 Hammond Drive, Oak Vale, Mississippi. Vick Allen, L.J. Echols, Big Yayo and more. Gates open 11 am. 601-522-0543.
12 Noon, Saturday, July 27, 2019. Sugarena Acadiana Fairgrounds, 713 Northwest Bypass Highway, New Iberia, Louisiana. Tucka, J.J. Caillier, Roi Chip Anthony, Lil Nate. See website.
8 pm, Friday, August 2, 2019. Bluesville at Horseshoe Tunica Hotel & Casino, 1021 Casino Center Drive, Tunica, Mississippi (Memphis). Jus' Blues Music Foundation White Linen Party. Theodis Ealey, Ms. Jody. 678-403-1993, 800-303-7463.
7 pm, Friday, August 2, 2019. J.W. Seabrook Auditorium, 1200 Murchison Road, Fayetteville, North Carolina. Omar Cunningham, Bishop Bullwinkle, Ronnie Bell, Willie B.B. Brown.
7 pm, Friday, August 2, 2019. Rowan Park, Muskegon Heights, Michigan. Pokey Bear, Nellie "Tiger" Travis, Wendell B, Willie Clayton. Gates open 5 pm. 231-578-2099.
8 pm, Saturday, August 3, 2019. Causeway Bay Hotel Ballroom, 6820 South Cedar St., Lansing, Michigan. Wendell B. Doors open 7 pm. 810-308-6519.
6 pm, Saturday, August 3, 2019. Sumter Civic Center, 700 West Liberty St., Sumter, South Carolina. Summer Soul Fest. J. Red The Nephew, Karen Wolfe, Wilson Meadows, Naycole, Shay Denise, Missy B, Jus Tru Blac Band. Doors open 5 pm. 404-308-3633. Online Tickets.
Saturday, August 3, 2019. The Club, 1023 Sout Grant Avenue, Odessa, Texas. T.K. Soul. 432-664-4632.
Saturday, August 3, 2019. Jewel Event Center, 3333 Illinois St., Indianapolis, Indiana. L.J. Echols.
12 Noon, Saturday, August 3, 2019. Jay's Ball Park, 11443 McCoy Lane, Amite, Louisiana. Southern Soul Family Fun Day. King Fred, P2K Dadiddy, Tucka, Mr. Amazing (Prince of Blues), Sassy D, Lady Trucker, Ms. Portia.
Saturday, August 3, 2019. Vino Godfather Winery, 500 Walnut Avenue, Vallejo, California (San Francisco). Lenny Williams.
8 pm, Saturday, August 3, 2019. Clarksdale Civic Auditorium, 506 East 2nd St., Clarksdale, Mississippi. The Love Of Southern Soul. Vick Allen, J-Wonn, Veronica Ra'elle, Emerson Hill. Doors open 7 pm. 662-627-8431.
7 pm, Saturday, August 3, 2019. Union County Fairgrounds, 1430 East 19th St., El Dorado, Arkansas. Southern Soul Showdown. Battle Of The Bands. Jeter Jones, Ms. Jody, Lomax, Ghetto Cowboy, Rhomey, Royal D, Rodnae, Fat Daddy, Ricky White. Gates open 6 pm. 870-866-7441.
Sunday, August 4, 2019. Metro Community College, 5300 N. 30th St., Omaha, Nebraska. T.K. Soul.
8:30 pm, Friday, August 9, 2019. Grenada City Auditorium, 17 N. Main St., Grenada, Mississippi. Chris Ivy, Nathaniel Kimble, Big Yayo, J. Fitz, Jay Morris Group and more. Doors open 7:30 pm. 601-761-3566.
4 pm, Saturday, August 10, 2019. Ellis Field, 39 College St., Culloden, Georgia. Nelson Curry, Nellie "Tiger" Travis, West Love, Stacii Adams, Willie Hill, DJ Trucker, Bo Ponder. 470-867-7784.
8 pm, Saturday, August 10, 2019. The Dock, 13247 Seaway Road C, Gulfport, Mississippi. Gulf Coast Bayou Blues Show. Solomon Thompson, Till 1, Vick Allen, Lacee, Mose Stovall, Chris Ivy, Miss Portia, Veronica Ra'elle. Tara Keith, Mr. Lyve, Chad Wesley. Pre-Show @ 6 pm. 470-222-4195.
Saturday, August 10, 2019. Horseshoe Casino Tunica, 1021 Casino Center, Robinsonville, Mississippi (Memphis). Cameo. 800-303-7463.
9 pm, Saturday, August 10, 2019. Trails Tennis & Swim Club, 725 Trails Parkway, Garland, Texas. Summer Soul Pool Party.Avail Hollywood, Mz. Connie. BYOB. Opens 7 pm. (Swim suits, flip-flops.)
Saturday, August 10, 2019. Miramar Regional Park Amphitheater, 16801 Miramar Parkway, Miramar, Florida (Miami). Millie Jackson, Sir Charles Jones, Theodis Ealey, Pokey Bear.
Saturday, August 17, 2019. Robert Cherry Civic Center, 2701 Park Avenue, Puducah, Kentucky. Happy's Chili Parlor 90th Year Celebration. Wendell B, Redd Velvet and more. 270-709-3027.
6:30 pm, Saturday, August 17, 2019. Landers Center, 4560 Venture Drive, Southaven, Mississippi (Memphis). 17th Annual Tri- State Blues Festival. T.K. Soul, Bobby Rush, Pokey Bear, Shirley Brown, Willie Clayton and more. Doors open 5:30 pm. See website.
3 pm, Sunday, August 18, 2019. Cypress Bayou Casino, 832 Martin Luther King Road, Charenton, Louisiana. Chris Ardoin & Nustep Zydeko, Wayne Singleton & Same Ol' 2-Step. 337-923-7284.
Tuesday, August 20, 2019. City Winery, 80 Beverly St., Boston, Massachusetts. Bobby Rush. See website.
Wednesday, August 21, 2019. The Cutting Room, 44 East 32nd Street, New York, New York. Bobby Rush. 212-691-1900.
Saturday, August 24, 2019. D.A.V., 230 Airview Drive, Columbus, Georgia. Vick Allen.
6 pm, Sunday, August 25, 2019. The Pavilion at Pan Am, 201 South Capital St., Indianapolis, Indiana. Blues Invades Indy. Sir Charles Jones, Wendell B, Bigg Robb. 317-500-4333. See website.
Friday, August 30, 2019. Tanyard Creek Park, Quincy, Florida. T.K. Soul.
5 pm, Friday, August 30, 2019. The Augusta Common, 836 Reynolds St., Augusta, Georgia. Labor Day Soul Fest. Nelson Curry, Angie Stone, Joe Nice & The Soul Posse, Athena Renae. Gates open 4 pm. Rain or Shine.
Friday, August 30, Saturday, August 31, and Sunday, September 1, 2019. South Fork Ranch, 3700 Hogge Drive, Parker, Texas (Dallas). Multi-Genre Music Fest: Blues, Country, Latin, Jazz, R&B & Southern Soul. Grady Champion, The Spinners, Kool & The Gang and many more. Tickets.
7:30 pm, Saturday, August 31, 2019. Columbus Civic Center, 400 4th St., Columbus, Georgia. Soulfest. Tucka, Pokey Bear, Shirley Murdoch. 833-308-0298.
Saturday, August 31, 2019. Bonnie & Clyde RV Park, 20550 Highway 9, Arcadia, Louisiana. David Brinston, Rue Davis, Crystal Thomas, Donnie Ray, Jaye Hammer, Wendell B., Karen Wolfe, Omar Cunningham, Lacee, Fat Daddy, Magic One, Nikita, Ghetto Cowboy, Kenne' Wayne, Rhomey, Mr. Campbell, Kiko Pryor, Lady Q, CoCo, J. Fitz, M.P. Soul, Methrone. Rain or Shine. 318-278-1287.
Saturday, August 31, 2019. G-Spot, Texarkana, Texas. T.K. Soul.
4 pm, Saturday, August 31, and 4 pm, Sunday, September 1, 2019. The Amphitheater at Riverdale Town Center, 7210 Church St., Riverdale, Georgia (Atlanta). The Southern Soul Music Festival. Nellie "Tiger" Travis, Lebrado, Cupid, Lenny Williams, Bishop Bullwinkle, ColdDrank, T.J. Hooker Taylor, Klass Band Brotherhood (Saturday); Theodis Ealey, Tucka, Jeff Floyd, Lacee, Elovation Band, Rosalyn Candy, Big Mucci, Special Formula Band (Sunday). Gates open 2 pm both days. 770-909-5300. Tickets.
4:30 pm, Sunday, September 1, 2019. 900 Q.V. Sykes Lane, Meridian, Mississippi. L.J. Echols, O.B. Buchana, Jeter Jones, Lady Tee and more. Gates open 1 pm.
6 pm, Sunday, September 1, 2019. 3923 South Military Highway, Chesapeake, Virginia. Labor Day Southern Soul Bash. Pokey Bear, Cupid, Nellie "Tiger" Travis, D' Dutchess. Tickets.
Sunday, September 1, 2019. Carter's Lounge, 153 Tuscarara Road, Warrenton, North Carolina. Vick Allen. 252-578-5200.
4 pm, Sunday, September 1, 2019. 1930 Wall Hill Road, Byhalia, Mississippi (Memphis). 4th Annual Labor Day Weekend Southern Soul Blues Fest. O.B. Buchana, T.K. Soul, Carl Sims, Jaye Hammer, Nathaniel Kimble and more.
6 pm, Sunday, September 1, 2019. Festival Plaza, 101 Crockett Street, Shreveport, Louisiana.Magic One, Latimore, Ricky White, Benito, Till 1, Jo Jo Reed. Gates open 5 pm. 318-220-6118 or 832-969-2031.
8 pm, Friday, September 6, 2019. Montgomery Performing Arts Centre, 201 Tallapoosa St., Montgomery, Alabama. Labor Day Blues Show. Ms. Portia, Tucka, Calvin Richardson, Urban Mystic, Lou Battle. Host: M.C. Lightfoot. 800-745-3000.
8 pm, September 14, 2019. Dragonfly Hall, 3701 Drossett Drive, Austin, Texas. Omar Cunningham, B-Rob. Doors open 7 pm. 512-698-3334.
12 Noon, Monday, September 16, 2019. Main Street OD, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. SOS Fun Monday. Ms. Jody, Wall Street, Sand Band, Teri Gore. Big Money Drawings (12-5:30 pm).
Saturday, September 20, 2019. Carter's Lounge, 153 Tuscarara Road, Warrenton, North Carolina. EP Release Party. J. Red The Nephew. 252-578-5200.
Saturday, September 21, 2019. Mesquite Arena, 1818 Rodeo Drive, Mesquite, Texas. Lenny Williams, T.K. Soul. 972-285-8777.
8 pm, Saturday, September 21, 2019. Tommy T's, 12401 Folsom Boulevard, Rancho Cordova, California. Avail Hollywood. Doors open 7 pm. 916-608-2233. Tommy T's website.
12 Noon, Saturday, September 21, 2019. Washington County Convention Center Fairgrounds, 1040 South Raceway Road, Greenville, Mississippi. Big Pokey Bear, Bobby Rush, Nathaniel Kimble, Grady Champion, Calvin Richardson, Sweet Angel and more. 662-335-3523, 662-332-0488.
Saturday & Sunday, September 21 & 22, 2019. Heritage Park, 1701 Bayou Lane, Slidell, Louisiana. St. Tammany Crab Festival. Ronnie Bell (4 pm, Sat), Sunshine Anderson (5:30 pm, Sat), Juvenile (8:30 pm, Sat), Mr. Amazing Prince of Blues (3:30 pm, Sun), Sir Charles Jones (5:30 pm, Sun), Pokey Bear (7 pm, Sun), Jon B (8:30 pm, Sun). Gates open 11 am. See festival website.
Thursday, September 26, 2019. Antone's Nightclub, 305 5th St., Austin, Texas. Bobby Rush. 512-814-0361.
Saturday, September 28, 2019. The Ramkat, 170 West 9th St., Winston-Salem, North Carolina. William Bell. 336-754-9714.
7 pm, Saturday, September 28, 2019. Wolf Creek Amphitheater, 3025 Merk Road, Atlanta, Georgia. Karen Wolfe, Pokey Bear, Sir Charles Jones, T.K. Soul, Calvin Richardson. 404-613-9653. Tickets.
10 pm, Saturday, September 28, 2019. Clifton Chenier Club, 2116 Fernand Crochet Road, New Iberia, Louisiana. Chris Ardoin & Nustep Zydeko.
Thursday, October 3, 2019. Rhythm Room, 1019 E. Indian School Road, Phoenix, Arizona. Bobby Rush. 602-265-4842.
8 pm, Saturday, October 12, 2019. Carl Perkins Civic Center, 400 South Highland St., Jackson, Tennessee. O.B. Buchana, Willie Clayton, Chick Rodgers and more. Doors open 7 pm.
9 pm, Friday, November 8, 2019. ROC Event Center, 3906 West Fairfield Drive, Pensacola, Florida. Gulf Coast Blues Festival. P2K DaDiddy, King Fred, Diva Dee and more. Doors open 8 pm. 850-503-5766. See Website.
9 pm, Saturday, November 9, 2019. Pensacola Fairgrounds, 6655 Mobile Hwy., Pensacola, Florida. Gulf Coast Blues Festival. Jesse James, Clarence Carter, Jeter Jones, L.J. Echols, Big Yayo, Nathaniel Kimble. 850-503-5766. See Website.
Saturday, November 9, 2019. Macon City Auditorium, 415 1st St., Macon, Georgia. T.K. Soul, Betty Wright, Nellie "Tiger" Travis, Lacee.
8 pm, Friday, November 22 & Saturday, November 23, 2019. Egyptian Theatre, 328 Main Street, Park City, Utah. Bobby Rush. 435-649-9371.
6 pm, Sunday, November 24, 2019. Egyptian Theatre, 328 Main Street, Park City, Utah. Bobby Rush. 435-649-9371.
9 pm, Tuesday, December 31, 2019. Arena Theatre, 7326 South West Freeway, Houston, Texas. Pokey Bear, Brian Jack. 713-772-5900.
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