Mineral Point Blues & Roots Festival
The Mineral Point Historical Society, in partnership with the Mineral Point Schools, presents the First Annual Mineral Point Blues & Roots Festival, supporting the music education and featuring local and regional musicians. Saturday, August 24 from 1-10 pm on the grounds of Orchard Lawn at 234 Madison Street.The lineup features The Jimmys, Omar Coleman, Katherine Davis Blues Band, Chicago Bound with Willie Buck, Jim "Primetime" Smith Trio, Rick Harris with Steve Brown, and Boo Mullarky. Tickets are $20 and available at mineralpointhistory.org or at the event. Beer, soda and food available. No carry-ins. Bring a chair.
Make it a weekend and enjoy The Kerosene Kites at the Mineral Point Opera House on Friday night and stay for a blues brunch with Chicago Bound and Willie Buck at Cafe 43 from 11-1.