W.C. Handy Music Festival

As seen in our July 2015 Calendar
Jul 18th - Jul 27th
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The first music festival dedicated to W.C. Handy was held in 1982 in the Shoals. Since then, every year has featured a growing number of talented musicians drawing thousands of visitors to the Shoals area. Festival visitors come from all over the U.S. as well as internationally, providing an economic tourism boost to northern Alabama.