Dermott Community Fest kicks off Friday; Blues legend performs Saturday


The second annual Community Fest in downtown Dermott will include a free concert by legendary blues singer Bobby Rush this weekend.

The concert featuring Rush will be held Saturday, however activities begin Friday at 10 a.m. with crawfish dinners, carnival rides, food and arts and craft vendors. Entertainment will include the Cummins Band, Lady E. of Pensacola, Fla., Melvin Crockett and Lorenzo Giles.

Saturday, the festival begins with a 5K run. Throughout the day there will be free wrestling matches with Pat Tanoka, Jaycus, Venom and the Tenant Kidd. There will also be a car show.

Performances will be by DJ Chris, DJ Stylz and DJ Rod of Dallas.

Details: Contact Helen King at 870-329-3378 or Martha Jones at 870-866-0162.