Daddy B. Nice’s concert calendar of live shows by southern soul artists.
Daddy B. Nice recommends that, due to the COVID 19 outbreak, potential concert-goers reach out via published websites, ticket-sellers and phone numbers in the Concert Calendar to insure the events they wish to attend are still scheduled to take place.
Friday, April 3, 2020. Indiana Farmers Coliseum,1202 East 38th St., Indianapolis, Indiana. 2nd Annual Indy Blues Festival 2020. Lenny Williams, Sir Charles Jones, Latimore, Theodis Ealey, Nellie “Tiger” Travis, Pokey Bear.
9:30 pm, Friday, April 3, 2020. Platinum Event Center, 132 Georgetown St., Hazlehurst, Mississippi. “Let Me Take Care Of You Tour”. Adrian Bagher, Coldrank. BYOB. 601-668-0160, 601-668-0160.
7 pm, Saturday, April 4, 2020. Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, 2800 Cobb Galeria Pkwy., Atlanta, Georgia. Pokey Bear, Shirley Brown, Latimore, Bobby Rush, Clarence Carter, Theodis Ealey, Melvia “Chick” Rodgers-Williams. Tickets.
Saturday, April 4, 2020. The Grounds, 1035 Cody Road North, Mobile, Alabama. Spring Fling Music Festival 2020. Lil’ Jimmie, Pokey Bear, Jeff Floyd, O.B. Buchana, T.K. Soul, Wendell B, Tucka, Calvin Richardson, Jeter Jones, Magic One, Sir Charles Jones, Coldrank, Lebrado, King South, Lady Q, Summer Wolfe, Lacee, Karen Wolfe, Mr. Smoke, R&B Pooh, Kenny Cox, Itz Karma, Sassy D, Fat Daddy, Lamar Brace, Big Yayo, P2K, Big Mucci, Tamara McClain, Till 1, Ann DeVae, Tara, Rico Cason, Ida Lee, Rhomey, Madonna and more. See official website. 251-379-8283. Buy tickets.
Saturday, April 4, 2020. The Grounds, 1035 Cody Road North, Mobile, Alabama. Southern Soul Network VIP Stage at Spring Fling Music Festival 2020. Carolyn Staten, Angel Faye Russell, Mz. Connie, Jennifer Watts, Lamar Brace, Mo’ B, O.C. Soul, Uncle Phunk, Hummin’ Boy, Cadillac Man, Vicki Baker, Eric Nolan, Mr. Lyle, Frederick, Donyale Renee, Lokey Kountry, Britt Foxx, Jo Jo Hammett, Uncle Eddie, Mr. Salt, Shai Simone. Host: DJ Uncle Verge.
8 pm, Saturday, April 4, 2020. Ruston Civic Center, 401 North Trenton St., Ruston, Louisiana. 10th Annual Celebrities B-Day Party & Show. Donnie Ray, Avail Hollywood, Adrian Bagher, Karen Brown, Mr. Juicy (Luster Baker).Doors open 7 pm. 318-805-8609, 318-242-0024, 318-251-8613. BYOB.
8:30 pm, Saturday, April 4, 2020. Central City Complex, 609 West Woodrow Wilson Avenue, Jackson, Mississippi. Willie Clayton B-Day Bash. Willie Clayton. Doors open 7 pm. 601-352-9075.
8 pm, Friday, April 10, 2020. Shreveport Municipal Auditorium, 705 Elvis Presley Avenue, Shreveport, Louisiana. 14th Annual Shreveport Blues Festival. Pokey Bear, Tucka, Jeter Jones, Calvin Richardson, O.B. Buchana, Melvia “Chick” Rodgers-Williams.Tickets.
9:30 pm, Saturday, April 11, 2020. Incommons Bank Building, 307 East Commerce St., Mexia, Texas. R.T. Taylor, RnB Pooh, Itz Karma, Jeter Jones, Shana D, Tasha Mac. 254- 562-3821.
Saturday, April 11, 2020. Canton Multi-Purpose Complex, 501 Soldiers Colony Road, Canton, Mississippi. Bigg Robb, LaMorris Williams, Vicki Baker and more. 601-859-4830.
Friday, April 17, 2020. Bon Secours Wellness Arena, 650 North Academy Street, Greenville, South Carolina. 5th Annual Greenville Blues Festival. Tucka, Pokey Bear, Sir Charles Jones, Lacee, Theodis Ealey, Calvin Richardson. 864-241-3800. Tick
7 pm, Saturday, April 25, 2020. Mississippi Coliseum, Mississippi State Fairgrounds, 1207 Mississippi St., Jackson, Mississippi. 2020 Soul City Blues Fest. Ms. Jody, Sir Charles Jones, Ronnie Bell, Omar Cunningham, L.J. Echols, Lenny Williams. Tickets.
7 pm, Friday, May 8, 2020. African American Heritage Center, 1600 Phoenix Square, Hammond, Louisiana. Jeter Jones, Calvin Richardson, Arthur Young, Leroy Jermaine. 985-542-4259.
8 pm, Friday, May 8, 2020. Ruston Civic Center, 401 North Trenton St., Ruston, Louisiana. Pre-Mothers’ Day Black & Gold Affair. Fat Daddy, Bigg Robb, Kenne’ Wayne, Ghetto Cowboy, Benito, C. Lamont, Rodnae. Deejay: DJ Big Daddy. Doors open 7 pm. 318-436-6905.
8 pm, Saturday, May 9, 2020. Florence Center, 3300 West Radio Drive, Florence, South Carolina. Southern Soul Music Festival. Lebrado, Tucka, Nellie “Tiger” Travis, Pokey Bear, Calvin Richardson. Doors open 7 pm. Buy tickets.
2 pm, Saturday, May 9, 2020. National Peanut Festival Amphitheater, 5622 US-231, Dothan, Alabama. Tri-State 7th Annual Family Reunion Concert Adrian Bagher, Bigg Robb, J-Wonn, Jeter Jones, Karen Wolfe, O.B. Buchana, T.K. Soul, Willie Clayton. 334-793-4323.
2 pm, Sunday, May 10, 2020. The Magnolia Center, Laurel Fairgrounds, 1457 Ellisville Blvd., Laurel, Mississippi. 33rd Annual Mother’s Day Blues Festival. Bobby Rush, Tucka, O.B. Buchana, Ra’Shad The Blues Kid, Lebrado, L.J. Echols, Big Yayo, Lady Trucker and more. 601-649-9010.
8 pm, Saturday, May 16, 2020. Tallahassee Pavilion, Tallahassee, 2415 North Monroe St., Tallahassee, Florida. Southern Soul Festival 2020. Sir Charles Jones, Pokey Bear, Tucka, Calvin Richardson. 850-999-6326. Buy tickets.
11 am, Saturday, May 23, 2020. Huntsville Dragway, 502 Quarter Mountain Road, Harvest, Alabama. 24th Annual Old School & Blues Festival. Pokey Bear, Sir Charles Jones, Morris Day & The Time, Chubb Rock, Montell Jordan, Freddie Jackson, Regina Belle, Nellie “Tiger” Travis, Ronnie Bell, Poka Jones, Lavelle, Dee Bradley, Whodini and more. Host: Lightfoot. Tickets.
1 pm, Sunday, May 24, 2020. Windy Hill Vineyard, 14663 Mahan Drive, Tallahassee, Florida. Lloyd 2020 Southern Soul & Blues Festival. Mr. David, J.T. Money, 69 Boyz, Mystikal, Lakeside, Teena Cisco, Big Yayo, Coldrank, Cupid, Jeter Jones, Lacee. 850- 894-1511.
2 pm, Saturday, June 6, 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.
Friday, June 5 through Sunday, June 7, 2020. Millenium Park, 201 East Randolph St., Chicago, Ilinois. 37th Annual Chicago Blues Festival. Line-Up to be announced. See festival website. Free admission.
7 pm, Saturday, June 13, 2020. Union County Fairgrounds, 1430 East 19th St., El Dorado, Arkansas. 19th Annual South Ark Soulfest. J-Wonn, Bigg Robb, Jeter Jones, P2K, R&B Pooh, Wild Cowboy, West Dawn, Blues Boy Bo. Deejay: DJ Big Daddy. Gates open 6 pm. 870-866-7441.
7 pm, Friday, July 3, 2020. 359 Suburban Drive, Sandersville, Georgia. Southern Soul Festival. Tucka, P2K, DJ Trucker & more.Gates open 6:30 pm. Local ticket outlets.
Friday, July 10, 2020. African American Heritage Center, 1600 Phoenix Square, Hammond, Louisiana. For The Love Of Southern Soul. Sassy D, T.K. Soul, P2K, Doctor Dee, Chef Da Entertainer. Host/DJ: Sweet Nay/DJ Trucker.. 985-510-5564.
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.
Wednesday, July 29 through Saturday, August 1, 2020. Horseshoe Tunica Casino Hotel, 1021 Casino Center Drive, Robinsonville, Mississippi (Memphis). Honoring Denise LaSalle. Jus’ Blues Music Awards 20th Anniversary. See official website, book tickets and make hotel reservations. 1-800-303-7463.