W.C. Handy Festival in Henderson starts Saturday

HENDERSON, KY (WFIE) - The 24th annual W.C. Handy Blue Fest starts Saturday morning in Henderson with the Street Strut parade at 10.

The festival is a celebration of the life of Henderson resident and "father of the blues" William Christopher Handy.

Along with the music there is plenty of food and organizers are expecting a big turnout.

"It's kinda where a lot of people that are not from here, they moved away, they always usually come back for Handy festival. It's kind of a good reunion," says festival chairman, Jeremy Myers.

The festival runs through June 14th.

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