The 12th Annual Louie Bluie Music and Arts Festival is less than two months away and final preparations are being made.  On Sept. 29, a multitude of musicians will take the stage. Among them will be festival favorite the Armstrong Legacy Trio, Sparky and Rhonda Rucker, Maggie Longmire, Robinella, Circus No. 9, Old City Buskers, Sigean, Candela, Smiley and the Lovedawg, Daje Morris, Boogertown Gap and Outlaw Ritual.

Others performers are still being booked for the day long festival that celebrates acclaimed musician and artist Howard Armstrong who spent his earliest years in LaFollette.

Along with music is the food village and the artisan’s village. Applications for space in those areas are still being taken. To participate as a food vendor, VISIT HERE.

The registration deadline for food vendors is Saturday, Sept. 1. A for profit vendor must pay $200 and non-profit/church vendor will pay $100 to rent a space for the day.

Artisan vendors and exhibitors are also encouraged to take part in the folk heritage celebration.

The deadline to participate in that section of the village is Aug. 31.

A booth fee of $60 per 10 x 10 ft. space will be charged and there is a two-space limit. Electricity is available at an additional cost of $15 per booth. The number of spaces with electricity is limited. For more information on vendor and exhibitor spaces or to check the status of an application, email or call (423) 566-0329.  (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 08/07/2018-6AM)