For Immediate Release


September 1, 2020

GREENVILLE, MISSISSIPPI — Due to COVID-19 health mandates from the State of Mississippi and especially for the safety of our many Blues fans and supporters, MACE has decided to cancel this year’s Festival, as we know it.  In its place will be a virtual blues festival that will be streamed live, on Saturday, September 19, 2020, starting at noon.

MACE has partnered with the Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau to bring this live virtual event to Blues fans far and near.  For additional information, please visit MACE’s website at or the Blues Festival’s Facebook page at MSDeltaBlues.   You may also obtain additional information from the Washington County Convention & Visitors Bureau’s website at

We hope you log into this year’s virtual festival and prepare to join us next year on September 18, 202l for the 44th Annual Mississippi Delta Blues & Heritage Festival.

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