4th Kimbrough Cotton Patch Soul Blues Festival 2020 Sept 26-27

Due to COVID-19 it’s a New Day, New Way Cotton Patch Soul Blues Leading the Pack
(HOLLY SPRINGS, MS) - Hosted by Robert Kimbrough Sr. the 4th Kimbrough Cotton Patch Soul Blues Festival 2020. Live Online from The Hut IN Holly Springs, MS. Worldwide Sept 26-27, 2020.
Come on!
Ride 2tha Blues wit Robert Kimbrough Sr. to the deep woodz of the North Hills of East Mississippi. Robert gon2 bring Cotton Patch Soul Blues 2u! Get your ticket, kick back, and catch a ride to the Kimbrough Cotton Patch Soul Blues Festival Holly Springs, Mississippi.
Your consummate host Robert Sr., is the youngest Son of North Mississippi internationally celebrated Blues Legend David “Junior” Kimbrough. This years’ festival Robert offers two days of scheduled events presented Live Online in a virtual broadcast Live from The Hut. Buy tickets online here. A private link will be sent one hour before Class/Show time
Saturday Sept 26, 2020
Learn from the Legends
Robert Sr., as well as Mr. Joe Ayers are available for guitar lessons, Kinney available for drum instruction. Lil’ Joe was Junior Kimbrough’s guitarist and then later bass player for 30 years. Joe appears on the High Water Lp Do The ROMP, and is seen in the film Deep Blues. An incredible opportunity for anyone to learn the secrets of Cotton Patch Soul Blues, not just schooled musicians. One-on-one music instruction offered. Learn from the Originals. Robert Kimbrough Sr. guitar and bass, Kinney Kimbrough drums, Mr. Joe Ayers & Duwayne Burnside guitar.
Two One hour/One-on-One classes will be held on Zoom
TWO TEACHERS for one hour each. Please register online. Limited to 25 students. A private link will be emailed one hour before class time
11am – 2pm $100 (2 hrs)
Other classes offered Saturday:
Soul Food Cooking with Necy
Robert’s sister Stephanie shares her secrets for the perfect fish melt-in-your-mouth fish sandwich.
Noon $10
Juke Joint Dance Class with SeXy Nancy and Ms. Sally Foot
Learn the fine art of Juke Joint dancing from local ladies, and dancers at Junior’s Chulahoma club.
1pm $10
We Salute Cotton Patch Soul Blues Boy Junior and David Kimbrough Jr. 3rd
Photo and Films exhibit celebrating the life and Legacy of Junior and David Kimbrough Jr. 3rd. Exhibition Opening Reception
Online here 2pm 
Film Screening 3pm
Rare and rarely screened archival live footage and interviews with Junior Kimbrough, and David Kimbrough Jr. 3rd
Junior Kimbrough Unseen
Archival footage of Junior Kimbrough and the Soul Blues Boys, Junior Kimbrough, Joe Ayers, and Calvin Jackson at Sammie’s Rib Shack Chewalla Rd., Holly Springs, MS. Interview/performance by Jas Obrecht Sept. 1990
Johnny Smith Horse Farm, Holly Springs MS.
Junior plays two songs with Mr. Joe and JuJu in the yard. From the collection of Johnnie Smith aka Lady Jama, May 1989 - 8 mins.
David Kimbrough Jr. 3rd Cotton Patch Soul Blues Boy Legend
Mississippi: Power Of Place by Rosemary Moritz
Interview - 8 mins.
Interview with David Kimbrough Jr. 3rd by Amy Verdon
Mr. Joe’s Ayers home. Holly Springs MS, Feb 2017 - 50 mins.
Total running time 120 mins. $10 A private link will be emailed one hour before screening.
Legends Jam with The Legends. Teachers and local line up. Lite it up! $10 5pm - 8pm
Buy tickets here or Eventbrite. A private link will be emailed one hour before show time
Sept. 27, 2020 Sunday:
Morning - Noon
Join Joe for Jo' Ride around with Mr. Joe. Visit locations pertinent to Junior Kimbrough’s life. Hear firsthand accounts from an original Soul Blues Boy hisself. Visit Sammie’s Rib Shack, Maryanna Rd., The Blues Marker on the Square, Rust College Campus, and Junior and David’s final resting place. $10
3pm - 8:30pm
Sunday Night at Junior’s with Robert Kimbrough Sr. Blues Connection, Kimbrough Brothers with Jason Ricci, Duwayne Burnside Band, Lil’ Joe Ayers, RL Boyce & Lightnin’ Malcolm, Eric Deaton Trio, and Cameron Kimbrough
Original Junior’s dancers SeXy Nancy and Ms. Sally FANCY!” Foot $20
All Events are presented Virtually Live Online. A private link will be emailed one hour prior to event time. All tickets can be purchased here or at Eventbrite.


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