‘Longwood Afternoon’ is Saturday

Published 11:58 pm Monday, November 5, 2018

Natchez Historic Landmark Longwood announces its 4th annual “Longwood Afternoon,” an outdoor all-day community music event Saturday featuring hot and upcoming musicians that pull from a wide range of influences, including Southern rock, folk, jazz, pop and rhythm and blues.

There will also be lots of kids’ activities, free games, petting zoo, pony rides, arts and crafts, adult beverages, food and fun.

What better band to headline this year’s event at this historical icon than one called the “The Anteeks?”

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The lineup also includes Magnolia Bayou, Matt Willis & Friends, Sullivan’s Hollow, Easily Distracted and Betsy Berryhill.

Thanks to our sponsors: Miller-Coors Lite/Stokes Distributing, Visit Natchez, Stout & Company, Cathead Distillery, Hotel Vue, Sango Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, Coca Cola Bottling Company, Delta Fuel, Natchez Democrat, Gregg Veterinary Hospital, Becky Carlisle, Hancock-Whitney Bank, Redneck Adventures/Miss-Lou Tours, Bazile R. Lanneau, Jr., CFP, Forrest Johnson Wealth Management, Sign Graphics, Ed and Stephanie Daly, Natchez Ford Lincoln, Regions Bank, Magnolia Bluffs Casino & Hotel and Chef Bingo Starr.

Load your car with friends and family — and those blankets and chairs — for what is always a great afternoon of musical entertainment, great beer, drinks, food and fun.

Gates open at 10 a.m. Saturday. Tickets are $10 per person. Kids 12 and under are admitted free.

For more information, visit Longwood Afternoon 2018 Facebook and Twitter pages or call 601-807-1595. Advance tickets are now available for purchase through Eventbrite:.

“We are not Woodstock yet, but we are working on it!”

Lou Ellen Stout is director of the annual Longwood Afternoon.