Three Henderson, Kentucky Music Festivals Named “Summer Top 10 Festivals & Events” by KTIA

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Three annual music festivals awarded "Summer Top 10 Festivals and Events" by Kentucky Travel Industry Association. These events, nominated by the Henderson County Tourist Commission, show off the talents of country, blues and bluegrass musicians and songwriters from across the U.S.

The Kentucky Travel Industry Association (KTIA) has selected three Henderson music festivals as part of their 2014 Summer Top 10 Festivals & Events.

The winning events include W.C. Handy Blues & Barbecue Festival (June 7-14, 2014), Sandy Lee Songwriters Festival (July 31-August 2, 2014) and Bluegrass in the Park Folklife Festival (August 8-9, 2014).

A panel of impartial judges selects the KTIA Top 10 Festivals and Events for each season. Criteria for selection include popularity of events, its impact on the local tourism economy, as well as cultural and historical significance. The events were nominated by the Henderson County Tourist Commission.

For more information on these events and others visit or call (270) 826-3128.

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Jessica Mitchell
Henderson County Tourist Commission
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