Louie Bluie Music and Arts Festival is free to the public thanks to dedicated volunteers and contributions from our generous sponsors and festival supporters like you.



2014 Sponsors

View a complete list of our Festival Sponsors.


Official Festival Hotels:
Holiday Inn Express
Hampton Inn


Looking for other fun things to do while you're in the area? Check out Edge Trekker where you can plan your whole trip.

Volunteer

The Louie Bluie Festival is an VOLUNTEER-run event. Our volunteers make our festival the BEST in our region.

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Crafters

2014 Best Decorated Booth Award winner is wood carver A.J. Byers!

Visit our Craft Village page for Craft Vendor application and tips on booth decoration.

Louie Bluie Artists

Fine artists working in oils, water color, acrylics, pastels, charcoal, and pen and ink offer canvasses for the walls of home or office that reflect the skills and techniques of paint and brush.
Learn more about our Judged Art Show

Ninth Annual Louie Bluie Music and Arts Festival
A celebration of the life of Howard "Louie Bluie" Armstrong
at Cove Lake State Park, Caryville, TN

Mark your calendars for Saturday, September 26, 2015!

Photos on this website courtesy of Gary Heatherly Photography, Peter Koczera, Pook Pfaffe and Candy Barbee. To see more photos from the 2014 festival, visit our Facebook page.

Admission is FREE.

A $2 per person/$5 per family donation is encouraged and goes to support the Campbell Culture Coalition, an all-volunteer non-profit community arts organization that puts on the festival.


 

 

 

About the Festival

The Louie Bluie Music and Arts Festival is a project of the Campbell Culture Coalition, a nonprofit arts agency. It's named in honor of Howard "Louie Bluie" Armstrong (1909-2003), the internationally acclaimed string band musician who grew up in LaFollette in the 1920s and became one of the nation's finest string band musicians, as well as artist, storyteller, and writer. Read more about Howard Armstrong's life and music:

 


Official Artwork for 2014

Official festival art for 2014 was created by Deseree Horseson, a 17-year-old Campbell County High School student.