Hosted by Robert Kimbrough Sr.
The 4th Annual Kimbrough Cotton Patch Soul Blues Festival
MAY 14-16, 2021
HOLLY SPRINGS, MS
FRIDAY MAY 14, 2021
We Salute Cotton Patch Soul Blues Boys Junior & David Kimbrough Jr. 3rd
Photo and Film Exhibit
Leontyne Price Library Gallery
Fri. May 14, 2021
Exhibition closes June 14, 2021
Rare and rarely screened archival live footage and interviews with Junior Kimbrough, and David Kimbrough Jr. 3rd
A private link will be emailed one hour prior to screen time
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
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)
David Kimbrough Jr. 3rd Cotton Patch Soul Blues Boy Legend
Mississippi: Power Of Place by Rosemary Moritz Interview
Interview with David Kimbrough Jr. 3rd by Amy Verdon
Mr. Joe’s Ayers home Holly Springs MS.
Running time 120 mins.
OPEN FLOOR JAM W/ ROBERT KIMBROUGH SR. BLUESCONNECTION
Join Robert Kimbrough Sr. on the floor at The HUT
Stand UP, and SHOW OUT
HOT Electric COTTON PATCH SOUL BLUES All Night Long
Traditional Joint fare and cold beer available
SATURDAY, MAY 15, 2021
COTTON PATCH SOUL BLUES MUSIC WORKSHOP 11AM -3PM $150
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.
Limited to 25 students
Other Classes Offered SATURDAY
Cooking with Necy NOON $10
Learn the fine art of Soul Food cooking with Robert’s older sister Stephanie. Stephanie has been the lead cook at The Hut our past festivals. She offers traditional juke joint fare at a rock bottom price. Nothing wrong wit that… Learn her wayz for a melt in your mouth fish sandwich.
Juke Joint Dance Lessons 1PM -3PM $10
Ms. Sally ” FANCY!” Foot, and Ms. SeXy Nancy original dancers at Junior’s Chulahoma club. Like most Players “them two was” regulars at Junior’s Chulahoma club. Sally and Nancy demonstrate subtle suggestive dance moves, and advises students how to develop their own “STYLE”.
Saturday Night Legends Jam with the Legends 7PM -1AM $10
Legends Jam with the Legends & Locals BLOW IT UP.
Cold beer, great burgers and HOT Cotton Patch Soul Blues served ALL NIGHT LONG.
SUNDAY MAY 16, 2021
Kimbrough Cotton Patch Soul Blues Guided Memorial Tour w/ Mr. Joe Ayers
Noon- 2PM $25
Have Jo with Joe. Ride around with Mr. Joe, cause who better to escort one to a number of local spots pertinent to Junior Kimbrough’s life. Joe will share vivid memories of late night parties and other historical tasty bits about his life as a Mississippi Soul Blues Boy. Visit the location of Junior’s Marianna Rd. home, Sammie’s Chewalla Rib Shack, Chulahoma Club location, Blues Alley and Junior and Dave Jr.’ s Grave. An astounding opportunity for any history buff or Blues fan.
Sunday Night at Junior’s 4PM- MIDNITE $25
Holly Springs MS
The grand finale, the recreation of Sunday Night at Junior’s Place. Junior Kimbrough’s world famous Juke Joint was located on Rt. 4 in Chulahoma. Packed out every Sunday for over a decade, kicking off late in the afternoon and continued into the early evening hours, peoples from all over the planet trekked out to Junior’s for raw, unfiltered live electric Cotton Patch Soul Blues. Kimbrough Cotton Patch Soul Blues Festival
Robert Kimbrough Sr. BluesConnection, The Kimbrough Brothers featuring Jason Ricci, Duwayne Burnside Band,
Lil’ Joe Ayers, Eric Deaton Trio, RL BOYCE & Lightnin’ Malcolm, plus Cameron Kimbrough
Music 4PM – MIDNITE
KCPSB 2021 VIP PASS $175
Grants access to all scheduled events Sept. MAY 14-16, 2021
Get up close and personal the Kimbrough family.
Ride2 Tha Blues Ticket $75
Access to All Events EXCEPT COTTON PATCH SOUL BLUES WORKSHOP
Includes Open floor Jam, Saturday Night Legends Jam, Memorial Tour, Sunday at Junior’s
Super Bad Super Saver $40
Entrance to All Live Music Events
Includes Open floor Jam, Saturday Night Legends Jam, Sunday at Junior’s
All SALES ARE FINAL