Since 1982, week long jazz and blues music festival, as a tribute to native born W.C. Handy. features over 200 events including, 5K run, century bike ride, musical entertainment, sand Volleyball tournament, fun run and walk, men's tennis round-robin, senior events, car and truck show, street strut and parade, food, block party, riverside jazz, mall jazz and much, much more. Over 80 locations in over 7 different cities. Also takes place at various locations in the following cities: Tuscumbia, Rogersville, Muscle Shoals and Sheffield.