The Big Muddy Blues Festival has added an extra night on the front end of its schedule.
The festival, which had been set for Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 30-31, has now scheduled three local bands for Friday night, Aug. 29. Everett Dean will take the stage at 6 p.m. Friday, followed by Billy Peek at 8 and Marquise Knox at 10.
The Friday night performances lead up to a weekend of 24 more national, regional and local acts beginning at 3 p.m. both Saturday and Sunday and playing until midnight.
The Main Stage will be set up at North 1st and Lucas streets. The Lucas Stage will be at North 2nd and Lucas and the Morgan Stage will be in place at North 2nd and Morgan Street. Main stage single tickets are selling for $10. A full day pass costs $50 and a two-day pass is $90. There's no charge to see performances at the other two stages. Concert-goers can bring their own chairs.
More information, including the full weekend schedule, is available at the Big Muddy Blues website.
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