RL BOYCE PICNIC Sep. 2-4, 2023

U Ready?
Sep. 2-4, 2023 Como Ms.
Come On, RL waiting on u, and you n You

SAT. SEP. 2, 2023

Guitar & Drum Workshop

Hill Country Blues Guitar and Drum Workshop
$100, Kids under 16 – $50 (Limited to 20)
Get your Skoolin’ …Learn Licks and Tricks from North Mississippi Hill Country Legends
w/ Big Blues Mane NEA National Heritage Medal Fellow 2023, 2018 GRAMMY nominee and three time BMA nominee Como’s favorite Son R.L. BOYCE

GarryBurnside the YOUNGEST son of internationally celebrated Hill Country Blues legend R. L. Burnside., Garry began playing at five, at 15 he started recording with Junior Kimbrough, and at 21 he had toured the world with Junior and R.L. Garry shares tunings, guitar chords, and “the thumb’, a signature technique to North Mississippi trance music.

Ms SlideGuitar, Wendy Jean Garrison Oxford Ms. guitarist will show students and RL BOYCE a thing or two about North Mississippi slide guitar techniques. Highly versatile guitarist Ms. Wendy’s can play many different styles of regional Mississippi Blues.

Roderick “Keshaun” Wooten, kin to the Turner’s is a drummer who must be witnessed. Testify! Roderick demonstrates with ease a variety of drum patterns unique to North Mississippi fife and drum music.

Students are invited to join the legends on the floor SAT. NITE CLUB Jam

Greg’s Guess Room
16830 Old Panola Road
@HWY51 on the Tate/Panola Countyline
Como MS. 38619
If traveling North on HWY51,
Left at bridge at Old Panola Rd.

Other Amount: USD


NITEClub Jam w/ the Big Blues Mane RL BOYCE, and special guest Greg Ayers and The Soul Children
Workshop students join the legend hisself RL in the club.
Greg’s Guess Room
16830 Old Panola Road
@HWY51 on the Tate/Panola Countyline
Como MS. 38619
If traveling North on HWY51,
Left at bridge at Old Panola Rd.

Other Amount: USD

SUN. SEP. 3, 2023

Sharde Thomas w/ Rising Stars Fife & Drum Band, RL Boyce Picnic, 2019
photo by Amy Verdon

PICNIC w/ Live Music Food Trucks, Vendors

w/ Wendy Jean Garrison, Greg and The Soul Children w/ Tracey and Travis Huellette, Garry Burnside, Lightnin’ Malcolm, Duwayne Burnside, Eric Deaton Trio, RL BOYCE w/ Steve Toney and more!

16830 Old Panola Rd.
Como MS, 38619

SUN. SEP. 3, 2023 ONLY
Load in 1:00pm
Food Trucks $100 (limited to 10 spots)
Vendor $50

Other Amount: USD

MON. SEP. 4, 2023

RL escorts guests to pay respects to The SheWolf herself
HillCountry Blues Guided Tour

Hill Country Blues Guided Tour w/ RL BOYCE
RL BOYCE leads guests to a variety of locations pertinent to RL’s musical legacy, and incredible life. Also learn about RL family’s Fife n Drum connections to so many from the North Mississippi Blues community. Each guest is provided with a printed map. Questions and discussion are encouraged. Stop by spots like where Fred McDowell’s trailer stood, LPs Ball Field, Hunter Chapel Church, Compress Rd. And the grave sites of Fred McDowell, Otha and Bernice Turner, Jessie Mae Hemphill, Napoleon Strickland, Rev. John Wilkins, Calvin Jackson, and R.L. Burnside.
Guests are requested to caravan in their own vehicles.

Other Amount: USD

Sharde Thomas leads crowd w/ Rising Stars Fife n Drum Band, Como MS., RL BOYCE PICNIC 2019 photo by Amy Verdon

RL got You. You are his guest. Get up close and personal with RL BOYCE.
Includes all scheduled events. Are U Ready? A gift bag too.

Other Amount: USD

Entry to NITEClub Jam, and Hill Country Blues Tour

Other Amount: USD

RL Boyce Picnic Como Community Park, Como Ms. 2018 photo by Amy Verdon

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