New blues fest coming to Jefferson City

Jay FitzJefferson, Our Town Arts

The blues are coming to Jefferson City at the historic Mossy Creek Station. The event, featuring international touring artist Wayne Baker Brooks, will be the start of a new music festival that is planned to take place annually in Jefferson County, hosting some of the top names in blues music today.

Blues Between the Lakes kicks off at 5 p.m. on Saturday, October 7, at the station located in historic downtown Jefferson City. The festival will also feature special guest entertainment and a local favorite, the BBQ 865 Food Truck.

The event is sponsored in part by Visit Jefferson County Tourism Department, The Smoky Mountain Blues Society, Smoky Mountain Grip and Lighting, Mossy Creek Financial, Twilight Contracting Corp. and Mossy Creek Roasting Company. Mark Havely of Porta Party will provide sound and backline.

Visit the festival’s website, for news on special guest appearances and additional event information. For sponsorship opportunities, contact Richard Hall,

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