Bull Durham Blues Festival

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Country and Region United StatesNorth Carolina
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival Durham, North Carolina USA
Festival Contact Information

Bull Durham Blues Festival
St. Joseph’s Historic Foundation, Inc.
804 Old Fayetteville Street
Durham, NC 27701 USA
Phone: (01) 919-683-1709
Fax: (01) 919-682-5896
Email: vending@hayti.org (vendors)
BFvolunteers@hayti.org (volunteers)
jsellars@hayti.org (sponsorship)

Festival Description

The annual Bull Durham Blues Festival celebrates Durham’s rich musical heritage as an important center of Carolina and Piedmont blues. The festival has showcased some of the finest contemporary blues artist including Bo Diddley, Taj Mahal, Etta James, Ruth Brown, Aaron Neville and Charles Neville, Bobby Blue Bland, Denise La Salle, Tyrone Davis, Ko Ko Taylor, Shemekia Copeland, Buddy Guy, Dr. John, Otis Rush, Hank Crawford, Johnny Clyde Copeland, and Alberta Adams. In addition, the distinctive blues of the Carolinas is featured each year by traditional artists such as Moses Rascoe, John D. Holeman, Etta Baker, Lightnin’ Wells, Big Boy Henry, John Jackson, Algia Mae Hinton, and the harmonicas/guitar duo of John Cephas and Phil Wiggins.

Festival Dates September 7 - 8, 2012
Festival Links

http://www.hayti.org/25th-annual-bull-durham-blues-festival.html

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