The Festival is a tribute to Rappahannock County native John Jackson and his Piedmont Blues legacy. Jackson was a recipient of a 1986 National Heritage Fellowship awarded by the National Endowment for the Arts, which is the United States government's highest honor in the folk and traditional arts.
Another musician featured for our event if Phil Wiggins, as stated on his website "Phil is a versatile traditional harmonic player, with a gentle and melodic blues Style. He is the two time winner of the prestigious WC Handy award. Regularly ranked among the world's top harmonica players in both Reader and Critics polls by Living Blues magazine, his is active as musician, teacher, and director. Phil and his House Party featuring Hubby Jenkins and Marcus Moore will perform at the Festival
Erin Harpe CBD (Country Blues Duo) with Jim Countryman
"country blues at its very best ... one of the finest fingerpicking acoustic blues singers in the land"
Frank plays Acoustic Blues in the style of the great Piedmont players such as John Jackson and Blind Boy Fuller
Other Great Piedmont Blues Artist include:
Justin Golden and Andrew Alli
Bobby G. and Friends
The Rappahannock Unity Choir
Book signings, Cultural Exhibits, Food Trucks and more ...
Date and Time
Saturday Sep 30, 2023 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM EDT
Saturday, September 30, 2023
Gates open at 10:00 a.m.
Eldon Clover Hill Farm
4432 Sperryville Pike
Woodville, VA 22749
Tickets $20 available cash at the gate or advanced purchase at eventbrite: