B.B. King Homecoming Festival set for July 3

April 26, 2013 in Entertainment, Events, News, Statewide News, Top Stories

The B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center in Indianola said the annual homecoming festival in honor of their namesake and the legendary bluesman, B.B. King, is scheduled for July 3.

King, a Mississippi native, will be performing on Saturday, April 27, at a casino in Tunica.

B.B. King kicks of annual festival with marker unveiling in Kilmichael

August 21, 2012 in Entertainment, Events, National Entertainment, News, Statewide News, The Buzz, This Week, Top Stories

By Monica Land
KILMICHAEL – There is no doubt that legendary bluesman B.B. King is a down-to-earth kind of guy. His superstar status has earned him international and worldwide recognition and his talent and musical abilities are beyond question.
But the singer’s humble nature has become so evident, especially when he makes the time to return “home” to the Mississippi Delta to participate in his annual homecoming celebration.