Third annual Bull Pen Blues & BBQ Festival set for Saturday during Old York
May 12, 2016 - bbq set
The third annual Bull Pen Blues BBQ Festival will be a day of party for families this weekend.
Gates open during noon on Saturday during Old York Farms in Oakman, located on Old York Road nearby Oakman schools. After an introduction during 12:30 p.m., live song from a series of artists will perform a crowd.
Blues and Americana singer/songwriter and guitarist Debbie Bond, an Alabama native, will be a initial to perform a throng during 1 p.m. She will be assimilated by “Radiator” Rick, Rachel “Bee” Edwards and Carla Edwards.
The Spook House Saints will perform during 2:15 p.m., with rope members Jon Mayhall on guitar and Diana Mayhall on stand-up bass. The Alabama rope describes their sound as “both a stone and a roll, rockabilly, ameripolitan and folk-punk” on their Facebook page.
At 3:30 p.m., blues rope Mudbone will move an acoustic, american roots performance.
“I’ll be singing songs and revelation stories that prominence a expansion of blues song via a 20th century,” lead thespian and Arkansas local Kris Colwell posted to a band’s Facebook page.
Blues/rock ‘n’ hurl rope Ferguson The Copper Dogs will take a theatre during 4:45 p.m. The rope from Tuscaloosa is comprised of Sarah Ferguson on vocals, Daniel Walker on guitar, Matt Young on drum and vocals and Michael Ray on drums and vocals.
Clay Swafford will perform a throng during 6 p.m. with a blues piano performance. The Walker County local has achieved with artists such as Pinetop Perkins and Jerry Lee Lewis.
Lastly, Terry “Harmonica” Bean will play nation blues as a title performer during 7:15 p.m. From Pontotoc, Miss., Bean plays a harmonica and guitar and frequently performs in a blues festival circuit.
“I am so unapproachable of a response we’ve gotten from people all over west Alabama and easterly Mississippi, their seductiveness in this,” pronounced Bull Corry, a renter of Bull Pen Steakhouse BBQ and owners of Old York Farms. “Blues enlightenment is scarcely a mislaid art. We wish younger people to hear this kind of music. It’s not something you’ll spin on a radio and hear. It’s different, in a good way.”
In further to blues performances, Bull Pen Steakhouse BBQ grill during Old York Farms will be scheming grill dishes for guest outside.
The grill will also open after in a afternoon for guest who cite to sup indoors.
Arts and crafts vendors and a kids section will also be during a festival.
Visitors are asked to move their possess grass chairs to suffer a outside low-pitched performances.
“You take blues song and grill in a environment like Old York Farms, and we consider people will unequivocally suffer it,” Corry said.