The W.C. Handy Blues & Barbecue Festival Continues Today With Handy Lunch Breaks

The W.C. Handy Blues & Barbecue Festival continues today with Handy Lunch Breaks, featuring live music and events at locations throughout Henderson, Ky.

WHAT: Handy Lunch Breaks feature local musicians and authors at area restaurants and other venues.

WHO/WHERE/WHEN: There are two lunch breaks scheduled for TODAY, Monday, June 11:

Venue #1: Planter’s Coffeehouse
Address: 130 N. Main Street, Henderson
Time: 11:45 a.m.
Performer: ‘N’ Tune Piano Services Piano and Guitar Students

Venue #2: Riverbend Academy and the Henderson YMCA
Time: 11:45 a.m.
Performer: Zumba® & Blues Lunch Break with the Henderson Z-Chicks

WHY: Handy Lunch Breaks are a part of the W.C. Handy Blues & Barbecue Festival, one of the largest free music festivals in the nation. The festival kicked off June 9 with the a full day of activities and live music and will continue throughout the week. Live music at Audubon Mill Park, featuring national blues recording artists, begins Wednesday, June 13 and continues through Saturday, June 116. The festival is FREE and open to the public.

For the complete festival schedule, including a list Handy Lunch Breaks for the rest of the week, go to