King Biscuit Blues Festival
1997 Lineup

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October 9-12, 1997


Feature Blues Stage
*Thursday, October 9*

2:00-2:40 Harper

3:00-3:40 The Strict Middling Band

4:00-4:40 Blinddog Smokin'

5:00-6:00 Sherman Robertson

6:30-7:30 Bobby Parker

8:00-9:30 Walter "Wolfman" Washington

*Friday, October 10*

11:15-11:50 Sonny Boy Blues Society Contest Winner

12:10-12:55 Frank Frost and Sam Carr

1:15-2:00 Carl Weathersby

2:20-3:20 The Radio Kings

3:40-4:40 Sonny Rhodes

5:00-6:00 Anson Funderburgh and Sam Myers

6:30-7:45 Robert Lockwood, Jr.

8:15-9:30 Bobby Rush

10:00-11:30 Kenny Neal & the Neal Family featuring Raful & Jackie Neal

*Saturday, October 11*

11:15-11:50 Smilin' Vic and the Soul Monkeys

12:10-12:55 Jumpin' Johnny Sansone

1:15-2:15 John Primer

2:35-3:35 Lucky Peterson

3:55-4:55 Billy Branch

5:15-6:15 Eddy "The Chief" Clearwater

6:30-7:45 The Holmes Brothers

8:15-9:30 James Cotton with Darrel Nulish

10:00-11:20 Ann Peebles

*Sunday, October 12*

12:00-12:45 Deborah Coleman

1:05-2:05 Johnny Jenkins

2:35-3:35 Miss Lavelle White

4:05-5:25 Charles Brown


Houston Stackhouse
Acoustic Stage
in memory of George Paul Eldridge, III

*Friday, October 10*

11:00-11:45 Leonard Watkins and Evo Stevo

12:00-12:45 Geoff Achison

1:00-1:45 Roy Book Binder

2:00-2:45 Fruteland Jackson

3:00-3:45 Little Whitt and Big Bo

4:00-4:45 Larry Johnson

5:00-5:45 Satan and Adam

*Saturday, October 11*

11:00-11:45 Otis Taylor

12:00-12:45 Biersdorf and Kolbe

1:00-1:45 Lane Wilkins

2:00-2:45 Doug MacLeod

3:00-3:45 Steve James

4:00-4:45 Anson Funderburgh and Sam Myers

5:00-6:00 John Weston


Robert Lockwood
Heritage Stage

*Saturday, October 11*

11:45-12:30 Willie "Big Eyes" Smith with Calvin "Fuzz" Jones,
John Brim and Special Guest Pinetop Perkins

12:45-1:30 Di Anne Price

1:50-2:35 North Mississippi All Stars

2:55-3:40 Clarence Spady

4:00-4:45 Larry Garner

5:15-6:15 Big Jack Johnson

Gospel Stage Lineup
presented by Best Buy

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