Barbecue and blues festival set for Thursday in Oakman

OAKMAN, Ala.  (WIAT) — A Walker County festival is inviting people to go “jukin’ in the hills.”

This is the first year Old York Farms in Oakman has held a blues and barbecue festival.

The family-friendly event is centered around Old York’s western-themed buildings and saloons.

They also have a well-known juke joint lineup as well.

Gip Gipson will be playing at the event.

Organizers say a portion of the proceeds will benefit the Oakman Community Ball Park.

Gates open at 2 p.m. and admission is $10.

Kids under 13 years of age get into the event for free.

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