Performing Musicians

Jimmy “Duck” Holmes

Jimmy “Duck” Holmes is the proprietor of one of the oldest juke joints in Mississippi, the Blue Front in Bentonia. In the mid-2000s he began performing blues actively after many …

Lurrie Bell

Born in 1958, the son of famed blues harmonica player Carey Bell, Lurrie Bell picked up his father’s guitar at age of five and taught himself to play. He was …

Memphissippi Sounds

One fated summer night in 2017 the paths of two uniquely gifted and talented Memphis musicians aligned in a club on Beale Street. Cameron Kimbrough, grandson of Junior Kimbrough and …

Wolfeagle

WolfEagle is power trio formed by Trenton Ayers in 2021. Comprised of Timothy Scruggs on (Drums) and Quatavious Mason on (bass) Trenton Ayers on (vocals,guitar). Based out of Holly Springs …

RL Boyce

R. L. Boyce

R.L.’s been a musician since his days as a child growing up in Como, Mississippi, home to the great Hill Country bluesman Mississippi Fred McDowell. He started out as a …

Ghalia Volt

Ghalia Volt

Never underestimate the power of a woman with her back to the wall. In March 2020, as Covid blew across the planet, the shutters came down on live venues and …

Dwayne Burnside

Dwayne Burnside

Compliments of frontporchjubilee.ms: Guitarist, singer, and songwriter Duwayne Burnside is one of 14 children born to legendary North Mississippi musician R.L. Burnside and his wife, Alice. He has been a …

Anthony “Big A” Sherrod

“Big A” is a current bluesman that performs regularly in town. His natural showmanship that moves and plays with tremendous fun and passion personifies that one can hear authentic music …

Lightnin Malcolm

Cutting edge Mississippi Bluesman Lightnin Malcolm, a charismatic and energetic guitarslinger with a deep soulful voice, has taken his irresistible dance grooves from Juke Joint teen years to World Stages …

Ken Pickle Byest

Ken “Pickle” Byest

Pickle Byest started playing drums at the age of 13 years old.  He has performed with grammy award winners B.B. King and  Bobby Rush.  He also performed for 15 years …

Cadillac Funk

For over ten years now Cadillacfunk has been providing north Mississippi with original funky blues with a new Orleans twist on their sound. There is something fun and enjoyable about …

Little Willie Farmer

Little Willie Farmer was born 1956 in Duck Hill, Mississippi. He armed the blues from his Uncle Waldo, who also influenced Leo Bud Welch. He first played church songs after …

Bobby Rush

Bobby Rush… GRAMMY winning blues legend, Blues Hall of Famer, 12x Blues Music Award winner, B.B. King Entertainer of the Year, and makes a cameo in the Netflix Original ‘Dolemite …

Jamie Todd byGod

Jamie Todd and his Band ByGod added to the Oxford Blues Festival Lineup. Performing Saturday, September, 25th, 2021.   Jamie Todd ByGod (Lead Guitar, Vocals) Rich Reitz (Bass Guitar) Lee …

Patrick Sweany

Patrick Sweany lives for the Grooves. Whether it’s the ones he records on his albums, the ones he lays down with his band on the stage, or the ones that define …

Zechariah Lloyd

Born to a drummer and pianist in Vicksburg, MS, he woke up every morning to his mother playing on her baby grand. He began playing drums at age 11 on …

Johnny Dowd

Johnny Dowd is an American alternative country musician from Ithaca, New York. Typical of his style are experimental, noisy breaks in his songs and strong gothic elements in the lyrics …

Dave Sherman

Dave’s songs include hard-driving blues tunes such as the Duct Tape Blues and soulful tunes about real life. His songs are wrapped around a deep voice that is as much …