There’s a new music festival coming to Monteagle Mountain this fall.
Headlined by five-time Grammy nominee Kenny Wayne Shepherd and featuring fellow guitar greats like Grammy-winner Johnny Lang and four-time Blues Music Award Guitar Player of the Year winner Ronnie Earl, the inaugural two-day Bigfoot Blues Festival is set to take place Oct. 18 and 19 at Baggenstoss Farms in Tracy City.
Other artists scheduled to perform include Shemekia Copeland, Eric Gales, Sue Foley, Davy Knowles, John Nemeth, Monster Mike Welch, Sammy Eubanks and Bizz & Everyday People.
The region’s first blues-centric event will be emceed by longtime favorite Chattanooga radio personality Scott Chase.
Situated just 35 miles southeast of Tullahoma, Baggenstoss Farms is also home to the 8-line Bigfoot Adventure zipline attraction, which will be operating during the festival. In addition, the Bigfoot Blues Festival will feature a disc golf tournament, road bike ride and yoga session.
Ticket prices begin at $60 for a single day pass. Tickets are available in three tiers for one or both days.
VIP tickets – listed as $135 for a single day pass – include access to covered seating, a designated beer garden, restrooms, special entrance and parking.
On-site camping tickets are also available. Camper and tent arrivals begin on Wednesday, Oct. 16. Tent and car camping prices begin at $20. RV camping spaces cost $125.
Tickets are available for purchase now on www.bigfootbluesfest.com.
A portion of proceeds will be donated to regional initiatives to address mental health issues and suicide prevention.
Ticket prices, which do not include parking, will increase Sept. 2.
For more information and a list of sponsors, visit the website or find Bigfoot Blues Festival on Facebook.