Start the music

Workers labored through the heat Friday to ready the stage for the Down Home Blues Fest and Fish Fry. Gates open at noon Saturday, with music from 2 p.m. until 11:55 p.m. at Leflore County’s Florewood Park. The 100-acre park is located south of U.S. 82 off County Road 145 on the west side of Greenwood, behind Lamb’s Photography and the Cannon Chrysler dealership. The concert will feature headliner Bobby Rush, Willie Clayton, Lenny Williams, Miss Jodie, Tacka, Nathaniel Kimble, Tre Williams, LJ Echols, Poka Jones, Isaac Lindsey and the Village Band, Jay Morris Group and Big Yayo. Tickets are $35 at the gate.

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