Rock, Rhythm, and Blues Fest this Saturday

dropzonelesliePut on your dancing shoes, this Saturday, May 11 is the Rock, Rhythm, and Blues Fest in Leslie.

The Buffalo River Blues Society is pulling the festival together to help raise funds for “Operation Kindness,” the Searcy County Humane Society. Searcy County is badly in need of a no-kill shelter.

Thirteen acts have agreed to play for the festival to help raise money (see schedule below). Bands include: Ben “Swamp Donkey” Brenner, Brodie & Liberty Ozz, Trouble Behind, Kasey Lee Kimmons, Maddog & Blue, The Cruize Brothers, Smooth Down Under, Brethren, Low Society, Charlotte Taylor & Gypsy Rain, Family Dog with Tyrannosaurus Chicken.

This is a family event, so feel free to bring the kids. Bring lawn chairs too. No alcohol is allowed inside the festival gates.

Also in Leslie on Saturday is a City-Wide Yard Sale beginning at 8 a.m. and lasting throughout the day.The Ozark Mountain Market, the local farmer’s market, will be in the Leslie City Park from 8 a.m. to noon.

The cost for the festival is $15 in advance or $20 at the gate. A wristband gets you into all events.

For more information, contact the Buffalo River Blues Society at 501-253-6373 or by email at lesliebluesfest@buffaloriverblues.org.

 

Outside Stage:
Kasey Lee Kimmons-Nelson                    1:30  – 2:15
RB Stone                                                          2:30 – 3:15
Smooth Down Under                                   3:45 – 4:30
Trouble Behind                                              5:00 – 5:45
Charlotte Taylor & Gypsy Rain                6:00 – 7:00
Brethren                                                           7:30 – 8:30
Tyrannosaurus Chicken                              9:00 – 11:00

The Drop Zone:
Trouble Behind                                               1:45 – 2:30
The Cruize Brothers                                      3:00 –  5:00
Brodie & Liberty Ozz                                     5:30 – 6:15
Family Dog                                                       6:45 – 8:00   
Low Society                                                      8:30-  10:00

Leslie Café & L.A. Blues Hall:
Eric Dill                                                             3:15 – 4:15
Maddog & Blue                                               4:30 – 5:30
Ben “Swamp Donkey” Brenner                5:45 – 6:45
RB Stone                                                            7:00 – 8:00
Smooth Down Under                                    8:30 – 10:00 

Jewel West Art Gallery:
Maddog & Blue                                               1:45 – 2:45
Kasey Lee Kimmons – Nelson                    3:00 – 3:45
Ben “Swamp Donkey” Brenner                4:00 – 5:00
Eric Dill                                                              6:00 – 7:00

Sentimental Journey:
Kasey Lee Kimmons-Nelson                       4:00 – 4:45
TBA                                                                       5:00 – 6:00

 

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