Daddy B. Nice’s concert calendar of live shows by southern soul artists.
Friday, July 10, 2020. 5361 Cleveland, Dallas, Texas. Boot Scooter Riderz Trailride & Campout. Jeter Jones. Gates open 6 pm. Weekend or one-day tickets. 214-796-3677.
8 pm, Saturday, July 11, 2020. The Good Times Backyard Plaza, 1814 Junction City Road, El Dorado, Arkansas. Super Soul Saturday. The Louisiana Blues Brothers: Kenne’ Wayne, Adrian Bagher, ColdDrank, Luster Baker. Host: Ghetto Cowboy. Deejay: DJ Big Daddy. 870-866-7441.
6 pm, Monday, July 13, 2020. THIS IS A VIRTUAL (VIDEO) EVENT (NOT LIVE). 46th Annual Virtual Jackson Music Awards. Video Performances by… Wendell B, Jeter Jones, Miss Portia, Cupid, Rosalyn Candy, Bobby Rush, Vick Allen, Ms. Jody Jackson Music Awards Facebook Page.
8 pm, Saturday, July 18, 2020. Altria Theater, 6 N. Laurel Street, Richmond, Virginia. Roy C, Tucka, Calvin Richardson, Pokey Bear, Sir Charles Jones, Ronnie Bell. Richmond’s First Southern Soul Music Festival. Buy Tickets.
Saturday, July 18, 2020. Grants Down, 2900 Forest Avenue, Jackson, Mississippi. Summer Solstice. Adrian Bagher, Vick Allen, Dave Mack, Mark Holloway, L.J. Echols, Bridgett Shields. Gates open 9 am. 601-594-4076, 601-259-7658.
Saturday, July 18, 2020. 686 Moose Lodge Road, Grenada, Mississippi. Mose Stovall, Narvel Echols, Derrick Salter and more. Gates open 12 Noon. SOCIAL DISTANCING, MASK, TEMP. TAKEN. Kids welcome. 662-688-5870, 252-624-8438.
5 pm, Saturday, July 25, 2020. Double G Ranch, 50 Hammond Drive, Oakvale, Mississippi. 4th Annual Southern Soul Show. Jeter Jones, Big Yayo, Dave Mack, Krishunda Echols, Bridget Shields. Host: Alice Marie. Gates open 10 am. 601-522-8854, 601-522-0543.
Saturday, July 25, 2020. Madison County Amusement Park, 850 Sulphur Springs Road, Canton, Mississippi. Blues & Horse Show. Jeter Jones. 601-906-0121.
Originally scheduled for March 14, 2020, and rescheduled for July 25, 2020, this event will now take place on Saturday, October 16, 2020. (Scroll down.) Fox Theatre, 2211 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, Michigan. 14th Annual Motor City Blues Festival 2020. Sir Charles Jones, Lenny Williams, Calvin Richardson, Bobby Rush, Theodis Ealey, Pokey Bear. 313-471-6611.
THIS IS THE MAKE-UP DATE FOR THE ATLANTA CONCERT ORIGINALLY SCHEDULED JUNE 6, 2020. 2 pm, Saturday, August 1, 2020. Lithonia Amphitheatre, 2515 Park Drive, Lithonia, Georgia (Atlanta). 3rd Annual Back Yard Boogie Festival. Avail Hollywood & DJ Trac, Jeter Jones, T.J. Hooker Taylor, Wilson Meadows, Carolyn Staten, CoCo Wade, Uncle Wayne, Antwuan Lefthand Lewis & Kollaboration, DJ Mr. Melvin. Gates open 1 pm. 770-265-3023. Tickets.
8 pm, Friday, August 7, 2020. Shreveport Municipal Memorial Auditorium, 705 Grand Avenue, Shreveport, Louisiana. 14th Annual Shreveport Blues Festival. Jeter Jones, Pokey Bear, Tucka, O.B. Buchana, Calvin Richardson, Melvia “Chick” Rodgers. 318-841-4000. Tickets
7 pm, Saturday, August 8, 2020. Union County Fairgrounds, El Dorado, Arkansas. The 15th Annual Southern Soul Showdown. T.K. Soul VS. Calvin Richardson. Also Appearing: Donnie Ray, Britt, Kiko. Host: P2K. Deejay: DJ Big Daddy. Gates open 6 pm. 870-866-7441.
7 pm, Saturday, August 8, 2020. NRG Arena, 1 NRG Pkwy (1 Reliant Park), Houston, Texas. 14th Annual H-town Blues Festival. Calvin Richardson, Sir Charles Jones, Tucka, Pokey Bear, Roi Anthony. 832-667-1400. Tickets
RE-SCHEDULED FROM JUNE 6, 2020. 8 pm, Saturday, August 15, 2020. The Venue at Horseshoe Casino, 777 Casino Center Drive, Hammond, Indiana. 15th Annual Chi-town Blues Festival. Theodis Ealey, Pokey Bear, Melvia “Chick” Rogers, Lenny Williams, Sir Charles Jones, Bobby Rush, Sir Charles Jones, Nellie “Tiger” Travis. Tickets.
Sunday, August 23, 2020. Benton, Mississippi (near Yazoo City). Summer Fest. Outside event, social distancing. Nathaniel Kimble, Narvel Echols and more. 662-763-8611, 708-200-2575.
Monday, September 7, 2020. The Ponderosa, 2150 Narcissus Drive, Shreveport, Louisiana. Labor Day Summer Fest. Jeter Jones. 318-572-8052.
Saturday, September 12, 2020. DeBardeleben Park, 1623 2nd Avenue North, Bessemer, Alabama. 11th Annual Bob Sykes BBQ & Blues Festival. Bobby Rush. Festival Website & Tickets.
10 pm, Saturday, September 12, 2020. VFW, 317 TX-14, Mexia, Texas. Earl Ray’s Southern Soul Boss Bash. Jeter Jones & The Perfect Blend Band, Itz Karma, R.T. Taylor, R&B Pooh, Tasha Mac, WestDawn. Deejays: R.S., Huggie Bear. Doors open 8 pm. VIP with Dinner Available. 254-203-0627.
8 pm, Saturday, October 3, 2020. Indiana Farmers Coliseum, 1202 East 38th St., Indianapolis, Indiana. 2nd Annual Indy Blues Festival. Latimore, Lenny Williams, Sir Charles Jones, Theodis Ealey, Nellie “Tiger” Travis, Pokey Bear. Tickets.
7 pm, Saturday, October 10, 2020. Macon City Auditorium, 415 1st Street, Macon, Georgia. 5th Annual Macon Blues Festival. Tucka, Pokey Bear, J-Wonn, Bobby Rush, Lebrado. Doors open 7 pm. 478-803-1593.
THIS IS THE MAKE-UP DATE FOR THE CONCERT ORIGINALLY SCHEDULED JUNE 21, 2020. 3 pm, Sunday, October 11, 2020. Fitz Casino Tunica, 711 Lucky Lane, Robinsonville, Mississippi (Memphis). Fathers Day Blues Festival. Pokey Bear, Mr. Sam, L.J. Echols, Avail Hollywood, Jaye Hammer, Veronica Ra’elle, Bird Williams. 662-363-5825. Ticket
RESCHEDULED FROM March 14 and July 25! 8 pm, Friday, October 16, 2020. Fox Theatre, 2211 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, Michigan. 14th Annual Motor City Blues Festival. Lenny Williams, Calvin Richardson, Sir Charles Jones, Bobby Rush, Theodis Ealey, Pokey Bear. 313-471-6611. Tickets.
12 Noon, Saturday, October 17, 2020. Tom Lee Park, 357 Riverside Drive, Memphis, Tennessee. 2020 Beale Street Music Festival. Bobby Rush. Gates open 11 am. 901-312-9190. Tickets.