Event coordinators say the 16th Annual Downtown Crawfish Jam, presented by Southern Beverage Co., Budweiser and Hattiesburg Historic Neighborhood Association is gearing up to be bigger and better than ever. This annual music event takes place on April 26, 2014 in the Hattiesburg Historic Neighborhood in Downtown Hattiesburg. The event features live musical performances by local and regional bands, as well as all-you-can-eat crawfish and cold beer.
This year’s event will feature acts like Mississippi Shakedown, Sunpie Barns & Louisiana Sunspots (currently on tour with Sting and Paul Simon), Gal Holiday & The Honky Tonk Revue, Stooges Brass Band and Mississippi Rail Company. The last three of which will be playing at Jazz Fest this year.
The event will kick off this year at 8 a.m. with the CPSG’s 2nd Annual VooDoo 5K Run ending at Walthall Park. Music is set to start at 10 a.m. and run until 7:30 p.m. at Walthall Park (located at 600 Walnut Street at the intersection with Rebecca Avenue). This year the ticket options are: Advanced purchase- $35 (includes all-you-can-eat and drink) or Day of the event- $45 (includes all-you-can-eat and drink), and Children 12 and under wristband- Free admission with 4 tear-off tickets for food/ soft drinks. Note: Crawfish Guaranteed only until 3 pm, the beer will be provided by Budweiser and Southern Beverage.
For more information visit the event’s web site at: http://dcj-hburg.blogspot.com/p/photo-gallery.html