The third annual Big Steam Music Festival is scheduled for Sept. 27-28 at Hill Wheatley Plaza in downtown Hot Springs National Park. This year’s event promises an unforgettable weekend of live music, featuring a lineup of Grammy-winning and nominated artists along with local and regional talent.


Friday night will celebrate Mississippi Blues with headliner Mr. Sipp – Mississippi Blues Child, a Grammy award winner known for his dynamic performances and exceptional guitar skills. Other performers include Super Chikan, Duwayne Burnside, and soulful singer LALA Craig.


Saturday will feature Grammy-nominated Victor Wainwright & the Train, renowned for their high-energy boogie-woogie piano and soulful blues. They will be joined by Selwyn Birchwood, Gracie Curran & the High Falutin Band, the John Calvin Brewer Band, Tina Cossey Band, BSMF Band, and Buddy Shute & Mark McGhee, offering various musical styles.



Mr. Sipp (Photo Courtesy of Visit Hot Springs)


Local food trucks will be available, and attendees are encouraged to explore downtown Hot Springs, enjoy local cuisine and soak in the lively atmosphere.


“We are thrilled to host the Big Steam Music Festival for the third consecutive year,” said Don Gooch, board chair. “This event not only brings world-class music to our community but also supports local businesses and showcases the beauty of our historic downtown.”


The festival is family-friendly and open to all ages. Admission is free, but VIP tickets offering reserved seating and other perks can be purchased online.


For more details about the Big Steam Music Festival, click here.


Photos Courtesy of Visit Hot Springs
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