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37th Annual WC Handy Music Festival
July 19, 2019
An event every day that begins at 12:00 AM, repeating until July 28, 2019
This 10-day long series of primarily music events occurs in and around the Shoals and honors William Christopher “W.C.” Handy. The Festival is presented by the Music Preservation Society and is intended as part of the Music Preservation Society effort to preserve, promote, and present the musical heritage of the Shoals in Northwest Alabama. There are always many events designed specifically with children in mind, including the DaDooRunRun 5K and Family Fun Walk, the traditional Street Strut Parade, a play about the life of WC Handy, the Courting the Blues parade, car, truck and bike shows, music history discussions and so much more!