W.C. Handy Festival Events Calendar: Sunday, July 26

For easier reading and reference, we are publishing events for each individual day of the festival.  If you want the full list, please click here.

For your convenience, we have included maps and links to events and establishments.  Feel free to print this out so you’ll be able to carry it around town with you.

The Blue Navigators
11 AM at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Shoals, 1332 N Pine Street, Florence
Featuring The Blue Navigators, sponsored by the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Shoals

Gospel on the Corner at College & Beverly
2 PM to 4 PM at the Southwest Corner of College Street and Beverly Avenue in Florence
Featuring Howell Sledge, Renewed A Capella Singers, Spiritual Starlights, Voices of Harmony, Miracles of Joy, Reggie Thomas & Friends
Sponsored by the City of Florence * Florence Utilities * Bunyan’s BBQ * Nu-Look Barber Shop * Lauderdale County Democratic Executive Committee* Florence Councilman Dave Smith * Wilson Food Center  * Lauderdale County Alabama Democratic Conference * VIP’s Travel Services * Bridges Brite Ideas Florist and Nail Spa * Mitchell’s Bail Bonding * Herman’s Cut & Style

Swinging River Jazz
6 PM at the First Baptist Church in Florence, Featuring the Swinging River Jazz Band
Sponsored by the First Baptist Church, Florence

The Gospel of Percy Sledge (A Tribute to Percy Sledge)
6 PM at the Galilee MB Church in Leighton
Featuring Howell “Flipper” Sledge * Renewed * Rev. Jerry Reeves & Galilee Church * Orr Sisters * Gospel Harmoneers * Christine Ohlman & other special guests
Sponsored by friends and family of the late Percy Sledge

Handy Night



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