This Year’s Blue Biscuit Festival in Indianola is June 1st – Always the First Saturday Every June!

  (Indianola, Mississippi) Trish Berry wasn’t deterred from hosting her already planned music festival when the BB King Homecoming Celebration decided to skip on over to August instead of their usual First Saturday the month of June in Indianola, Mississippi. Nope. She claimed that First Saturday in June as Indianola’s Blue Biscuit Festival Day and hasn’t […]

A Conversation with Pinetop Perkins

A Conversation with Pinetop Perkins By POOR WILLIAM   The legendary Grammy-winning blues pianist Willie “Pinetop” Perkins died Monday, March 21, 2011, in Austin, TX. Pinetop was slated to attend his 12th annual Pinetop Perkins Homecoming Celebration in Clarksdale at Hopson’s Commissary (the plantation where he had been an ace tractor driver) and the Shack […]