Yazoo County Tourism News – January 2017

Yazoo County Tourism News – January 2017 Happy New Year to Yazoo County, and Happy Bicentennial Year to Mississippi! 2016 in Yazoo was one for the record books. 18 events received funding from Yazoo County CVB through our Event Sponsorship and Tourism Grant programs to take place in Yazoo County during our last fiscal year (October 2015-September 2016). Annual events like the Jerry Clower Festival, Bentonia Blues Festival, Gospel Explosion, and Antique Days were joined on our calendar by events like Picnic in the Pasture, The Moving Wall, Ole River Bass Club tournament and Yaz Summer Blast, just to name a few. And, as if that were not enough, countless other events and programs received support through our office such as receiving information about area programs, free promotional assistance through the web and social media, and event planning consultation. It was truly an incredible year! 2017 is positioned to be a

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Blues at the Blue Front

LIVE Blues at the Blue Front Cafe Friday, January 9 8PM-Until Blue Front Cafe 107 E Railroad Ave Bentonia, MS 39040 Blues at the Blue Front will be kicking the door open on 2017 with Lightnin’ Malcolm filling the historic juke with the groove of his Hill Country Blues this Friday, January 9th, starting around 8:00 p.m. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to see the Blue Front in full swing!     Don’t forget, the 45th Anniversary Bentonia Blues Festival will take place June 12-17, 2017, in and around Bentonia. Make your plans now to attend!      

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