Visitors can enjoy two full days of live music, dancing, food demonstrations, folk art and crafts. Rockabilly, blues, jazz, rap, country, R&B and soul musical performances will take place throughout the Center's Folklore Hall, The Folklore Store, on the corner of Peabody Place and Main Street, Peabody Place Trolley Stop and the Viking Culinary Art Center. Musical acts will include Rockabilly legend Smoochy Smith, The Daddy Mack Blues Band, country singer Roy Harper, Gospel group Sensational Six, the Spirit of Memphis and many others.
Festival-goers can enjoy southern cuisine prepared by Center staff and view presentations by Choctaw, Salsa, Chinese and Vietnamese dancers. Visitors can stop by the Center's Folklore Store to view a new exhibit by artist Bob Gray and chat with other local artists, including Dr. Bob, Willie Willie and Pettus Mitchell. For more information and a complete schedule of events, please visit www.southernfolklore.com/sep2004.htm or call (901) 525-3655.