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.

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Official Artwork for 2015 Festival

This year’s official festival art was created by Madison Conrad, a 2015 graduate of Campbell Comprehensive High School.

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Festival Schedule

(times subject to change)

10 a.m.  Festival gates open
10 a.m.

 Craft Village, Art & Quilt Shows in the Pavilion, and Movie Tent open

10:30 a.m.  Live music begins on the Sounds Like Home stage
11 a.m.  Live music begins on the Louie Bluie and Skiffle Cafe stages
11:30 a.m.  Live music begins on the Rickard Ridge stage
1:30 p.m.  Parade (starts and ends at Kids Fun Zone)
5 p.m.  Movie Tent and Art & Quilt Shows in the Pavilion close
6 p.m.  Craft Village closes
6:45 p.m.  Grand finale at the Louie Bluie stage
7 p.m.  Festival closes


Thanks to our Headliner Sponsor



Judged Art & Quilt Exhibit

10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Located in Park Pavilion


Thanks to our Art & Quilt Exhibit Sponsor


Thanks to our Visual Arts Sponsor

Louie Bluie stage

11 a.m. Knox County Jug Stompers
12 p.m. Panel discussion on Howard "Louie Bluie" Armstrong
1:15 p.m. Carpetbag Theater performs an excerpt of their play Between a Ballad and a Blues
2:15 p.m. Sparky & Rhonda Rucker
3:15 p.m. Kukuly and the Gypsy Fuego
4:15 p.m. Armstrong Legacy Trio, featuring Ralphe Armstrong, Ray Kamalay and John Reynolds
5:15 p.m. Marble City 5
5:15 p.m. Closing sing-along


Thanks to Louie Bluie stage sponsor

Sounds Like Home stage
10:30 a.m. Old time LaFollette Fiddlers Convention Reenactment
11:30 a.m. White Oak Elementary School student performance, led by Sean McCollough
12:30 p.m. Community Choir of Campbell County
1:30 p.m. Jeff Orr and Vic Graves
2:30 p.m. Wild Blue Yonder
3:30 p.m. True House of God Singers
4:30 p.m. EmiSunshine


Thanks to our Sounds Like Home stage sponsor

Town of Caryville

Rickard Ridge stage
11:30 a.m. Doris and Betty Johnson
12:30 a.m. Mason T and Carl Capps
1:30 p.m. New Harvest
2:30 p.m. Beechfork Boys


Thanks to our Rickard Ridge stage sponsors

City of LaFollette



Skiffle Cafe stage
11 a.m. Jim Myers and Alex Pulsipher
12 p.m. Jubal
1:15 p.m. Liz and Tim
2:15 p.m. Matt A. Foster

Kids Fun Zone

10 a.m. - 5 p.m.


Crafts Village

Open 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.


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