Friday, September 25, 2015

WellsFest This Weekend

This weekend, in addition to Outdoorama on the Rez, you have another choice.  This one's just down Lakeland Drive at Jamie Fowler Boyll Park on the Hinds County side of the river.  Wellsfest 2015 is hosted by Wells United Methodist Church. According to their website, WellsFest is:
  • A family friendly music festival, admission-free, drawing the best groups around. Entertainers donate their time and talent to provide continuous music.
  • A fun fair for children, featuring easy-to-win games and creative activities at low, low prices.
  • An art auction where you can bid on works donated by prominent Jackson area artists.  
  • A silent auction where you can pick up bargains donated by local merchants,innkeepers and restauranteurs.
  • An outdoor coffee house where you can relax with friends and enjoy fantastic homemade desserts.
  • A diner's delight, where you can enjoy fine grilled treats from WellsFest Chefs.
  • A crafts fair, featuring the top artisans from around Mississippi.
  • A pet parade and blessing for our leashable friends at 9 a.m.
  • A giant plant sale with some living bargains.
 This years' music line-up is below the jump:


10–10:30……WELLSFEST WELCOME: BOB GATES, WELLS PRESENTS JAMES MARTIN
                      w/ JAMIE WARD (VARIETY)…EAST STAGE
10:30-11……CROOKED CREEK (BLUEGRASS)…WEST STAGE
11-11:30……PATRICK HARKINS AND FRIENDS (BLUES/ROCK)…EAST STAGE
11:30-12……STEVIE CAIN (ACOUSTIC ROCK)…WEST STAGE
12-12:30……NEW BOURBON STREET JAZZ BAND (NEW ORLEANS JAZZ)...EAST STAGE
12:30-1:15…ANDREW PATES AND STEVE CHESTER (ACOUSTIC COUNTRY SOUL)…
                     WEST STAGE
1:15-2:00……JESSIE PRIMER III BAND with PAM CONFER (SMOOTH JAZZ)…EAST
                      STAGE
2:00-2:45……CYNICAL TWINS (ALTERNATIVE ROCK)…WEST STAGE
2:45-3:30……THESE DAYS featuring JEWEL BASS (JAZZ S0UL FUNK AND BLUES)…
                       EAST STAGE
3:30-4:15……LUCKY HAND BLUES BAND (BLUES)…WEST STAGE
4:15-5:00……DOUBLESHOTZ (ROCK AND ROLL)…EAST STAGE


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