18th Annual All Star Lineup at Briggs Farm

Devon AllmanDanielle NicoleMike ZitoTeeny TuckerJimmy "Duck" HolmesAlexis P. SuterBobby KyleSlam AllenTerry "Harmonica" Bean
2015 Artists Lineup:  Devon Allman, Mike Zito, Teeny Tucker, Danielle Nicole, Alexis P. Suter, Jimmy “Duck” Holmes, Slam Allen, Butterfield Revisited, Lonnie Shields, Terry “Harmonica” Bean w/The Cornlickers, Miss Melanie & The Valley Rats, Bobby Kyle, Jesse Loewy, Ben Singleton, Leroy Hawkes, Centennial Blues Celebration, Miner Blues, Teddy Young & The Aces, Symphonic Haze, Hess & Owens.

“Thanks so much for your support!”
-The Briggs Family

 

Mike Zito and The Wheel confirmed to take the stage Saturday July 11th!

Mike Zito - Promo Photo

Multiple Blues Music Award winner, founding member of Royal Southern Brotherhood, Ruf Records recording artist MIKE ZITO one of the hottest Blues guitarist and vocalist touring this summer!

And Zito completes our all star Main Stage lineup for the 18th annual Briggs Farm Blues Festival. Mike Zito, Devon Allman, Teeny Tucker, Danielle Nicole, Slam Allen, Alexis P. Suter, Gabe Butterfield, Terry “Harmonica” Bean.

Slam Allen Band is confirmed for Saturday, July 11 on the Main Stage!

 Slam Allen Photo

For over 20 years, Slam Allen has been entertaining audiences with his unique blend of soul and blues. He played the famous Chitlin’ Circuit and was the lead singer and guitarist in the legendary James Cotton Band. Slam is the only blues artist to headline a major cruise and will be releasing a new album this April!

Butterfield Revisited is confirmed for Friday, July 10 at 4:30pm , which completes our Friday Main Stage lineup!

Butterfield Revisited

Gabriel Butterfield is the eldest son of the late, great Chicago Harmonica player Paul Butterfield, the first white Harmonica player to develop a style of original and powerful enough to place him in the pantheon of Blues greats.

Finally, The Paul Butterfield Band is being inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in April.  Gabe has recently formed Butterfield Revisited which consists of Bruce Katz, Rob Paparozzi, Jim Curtin, and Jimmy Eppard. These musicians are coming together to honor Paul Butterfield and the impact that was, and is still felt from his music.

Danielle Nicole Band is our closing act Saturday July 11th!

Danielle Nicole Band

As founding member and bass player of Kansas City blues-rock band Trampled Under Foot, winner of the 2014 Blues Music Award for Instrumentalist – Bassist and nominee for female artist in the 2014 Blues Blast Music Awards, Danielle Nicole has been compared to Susan Tedeschi and Etta James.

“That girl gets down to the nitty gritty” said Koko Taylor.

Alexis P. Suter is back and Booked for Friday July 10th on the Main Stage at 6:15pm!

Alexis is Back!

Alexis is back at Briggs Farm for her 7th year and is performing a gospel set with her Minsters of Sound at Destination Blues on Sunday, February 8th!

Alexis was nominated for her second Blues Music Award, the 2015 Koko Taylor award by The Blues Foundation! The new album “Love The Way You Roll” has been #1 on the RMR radio charts for Blues Rock Album for the last 21 weeks and top 20 on the blues charts for 21 weeks.

 

Jimmy “Duck” Holmes has been booked by request for the 2015 Briggs Farm Blues Festival Friday and Saturday on the Back Porch Stage! Jimmy “Duck” Holmes is one of the most celebrated rural blues musicians performing today and owns the Blue Front Cafe, Mississippi’s oldest juke joint.

Jimmy "Duck" Holmes

Holmes is the last living practitioner of the celebrated style of Bentonia blues made famous by Skip James and Jack Owens. In addition, Holmes operates what is arguably the oldest juke joint left in Mississippi and is the organizer of one of the longest-running festivals in the state.

Blue Front Cafe

Devon Allman booked as Friday Main Stage headliner for the 18th annual Briggs Farm Blues Festival!

Devon is the son of famed Gregg Allman of the Allman Brothers and is apart of a blues-rock super group called Royal Southern Brotherhood.

Friday Headliner - Devon Allman Band

Teeny Tucker set to preceed Devon Allman Band Friday night on the Main Stage!
Tucker is a world class blues package and has a number of artist nominations to date!

Teeny Tucker

Check out the lineup page for times and complete artist bios!

Best Weekend of the Year

Preparations are underway for our 18th Annual Blues Festival at Briggs Farm.

Be sure to get your tickets at the lowest discounted rate.  They become available October 15th and remain at this rate until January 1st.

Alexis P. Suter Band

Now is the best time to start making plans to camp. What better way to face the coming winter than to have a planned weekend on Briggs Farm with family and friends to look forward to!

Eddie on Stage

Tickets are available on this website, by mail or by phone.  We look forward to hearing from you!

main stage