W.C. Handy Music Festival II 2024

W.C. Handy Music Festival II


22-28 July, 2024

Location: Florence

, Alabama

Venue: Tuscaloosa St

Note: For the most updated information on this event’s dates, schedule, location, and tickets, please also check the official references below.

About the Event

The W.C. Handy Music Festival in Florence, Alabama, is an annual celebration of the rich musical heritage of the Shoals area, named in honor of the “Father of the Blues,” W.C. Handy. The festival spans over a week and features an array of events and activities, including live performances from local and nationally renowned musicians, jazz and blues concerts, and educational workshops.

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Where is the event located?

217 E Tuscaloosa St, Florence, AL 35630, United States

What types of events are held during the festival?

The festival includes live jazz, blues, and gospel performances, educational workshops, art shows, music-themed movie screenings, culinary events, and special themed activities like the Street Strut and the Handy Lunch Hour series

What should I bring to the festival?

It is recommended to bring comfortable clothing, sunscreen, water, and possibly a lawn chair or blanket for outdoor events. Specific items may depend on the event and venue.

Can I volunteer at the festival?

Yes, the festival often seeks volunteers. Information on how to volunteer can be found on the official festival website.


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Official References

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