Event Photographs

Handy Fest – Thursday night’s Christine Ohlman Show

July 28, 2012

THE SHOALS – Fans of The Blues, Soul and Rock had a night to remember Thursday evening at the W.C. Handy Music Festival. Christine Ohlman played to a packed house at The Marriott Conference Center. Backed up by The Decoys, Ohlman belted out her special brand of Blues. This was her second appearance at Handy, […]


Handy Fest – Smokin’ hot night in Sheffield – Part I

July 27, 2012

THE SHOALS – Sheffield’s newly renovated Downtown was the scene of some great music Wednesday evening. The show started with a Shoals favorite band, The Hit Men, followed by Handy newcomers, The Josh Brannon Band from Myrtle Beach. Yes, it was hot and steamy. No doubt the music heated up the audience even more! The […]


Handy Fest – Tuesday Photos Part III

July 26, 2012

THE SHOALS – Page three of our Tuesday Photos! The W.C. Handy Music Festival hit high gear about mid-week. There was a rich selection of music in Florence, Tuscumbia and Sheffield. And The Quad-Cities Daily was there. We hope that you enjoy these photos. Who knows? You might find yourself in here. Just remember, these photos are […]


Handy Fest – Tuesday Photos Part II

July 26, 2012

THE SHOALS – Part Two of our Tuesday Photos! The W.C. Handy Music Festival hit high gear about mid-week. There was a rich selection of music in Florence, Tuscumbia and Sheffield. And The Quad-Cities Daily was there. We hope that you enjoy these photos. Who knows? You might find yourself in here. Just remember, these photos are […]


Handy Fest – Tuesday Photos Part I

July 26, 2012

THE SHOALS – The W.C. Handy Music Festival hit high gear about mid-week. There was a rich selection of music in Florence, Tuscumbia and Sheffield. And The Quad-Cities Daily was there. We hope that you enjoy these photos. Who knows? You might find yourself in here. Just remember, these photos are provided free for your personal, […]


Handy Music Festival – On The Rocks Photos – Wommack and Fritts

July 26, 2012

THE SHOALS – More photos from The W.C. Handy Music Festival from Tuesday lunch at On The Rocks. It was hot outside on Court Street, but inside On The Rocks, the music was super cool! Travis Wommack and his band, featuring Roger Clark on drums, Donnie Gullett, bass guitar, and Jan Grant Gullett, guitar and vocals. These folks are […]


Handy Festival – Bridge and The Blues Photos

July 24, 2012

 THE SHOALS – Quad-Cities Daily contributor, Dave Reasons, shot some great photos Monday night at The Old Railroad Bridge in Sheffield. It was a great setting to watch the sun go down and listen to the music of Kent DuChaine,  and his 70-year-old steel National guitar, Led Bessie. [portfolio_slideshow size=medium]


Monday Night handy Festival Photos

July 24, 2012

THE SHOALS – Monday night was a hot and sweaty evening in this part of the Deep South. If you were walking down by the majestic Tennessee River, or along historic Mobile Street, if you closed your eyes you could imagine being in The Delta, or New Orleans. And with the sweet sound of music […]


Park Place was the place to be for cool Jazz

July 23, 2012

SHEFFIELD – It was hot outside on Bob Love Plaza in Downtown. Not deterred by the heat, the sweet sounds of jazz music wafted through the hallways of Park Place, home of premier living in The Shoals. Music was provided by The Happy Tymes Jazz Band, a handy Festival Regular. If you don’t know about […]


Multi-media art reception a crowd pleaser in Tuscumbia

July 23, 2012

TUSCUMBIA –  The Tennessee Valley Art Association held a special reception Sunday at The Tennessee Valley Museum of Art.  Part of TVAA’s  “Art Works 2012” program, the multi-media survey of work by TVAA artist members illustrates the vast range of talent and innovation by northwest-Alabama artists. Oianist Cheryl Sparks, of Tuscumbia, performed a selection of […]


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