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Jul 17th - Jul 26th

W C Handy Music Festival 2020

  • 620 W College Street
  • Florence, AL 35630

W C Handy Music Festival 2020

W.C. Handy Music Festival is a long weekend of music featuring Dizzy Gillespie as the headline artist, a ten-day festival with nearly 300 events, music at locations throughout Northwest Alabama, including parks, restaurants, stores, libraries, museums, art galleries, sidewalks, parking lots, and lawns, an opportunity to preserve, promote, and present the musical heritage of Northwest Alabama etc.

On July 17-26, 2020 The W.C. Handy Music Festival returns to Florence, AL for ten days of performances, exhibits, and events celebrating W.C. Handy, a Florence native known as the “Father of the Blues.”

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