The Black Prairie Blues Festival (formerly Howlin' Wolf Blues Festival) is held every Labor Day weekend on Friday night with the companion Prairie Arts Festival held the next day downtown West Point.
The Prairie Belt Blues Foundation honors our areas Blues legends, Big Joe Williams, Bukka White, Lucille Bogan, Willie King, and the Great Howlin’ Wolf!
Order Online! Get your wristbands and tshirts online and secure your seat!
Order your Wristbands and TShirts online and have them delivered directly to you or have it waiting for you at the Festival. Checkout is fast and easy.
2019 Featured Festival Artists
Mookie Wilson & The M.O.C
A North Mississippi favorite Mookie Wilson leads with an all-star local musician ensemble. Mookie Wilson and the M.O.C. pack a lot of punch with enough energy for everyone.
Eric Gales Band
An American blues-rock guitarist, originally hailed as a child prodigy. As of 2019 Gales has recorded eighteen albums. He has also contributed vocals on several records by the Memphis rap groups Prophet Posse and Three 6 Mafia under the name Lil E
Reverend Peyton & The Big Damn Band
A three-piece American country blues band from Brown County, Indiana, living in a rural area north of Nashville, Ind., and south of Bean Blossom. To date, they have released nine albums and one EP.