DEEP WINTER BLUES

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Featuring the Legendary, Mac Arnold

Turn up the heat by joining us for a day of great blues with the legendary, Mac Arnold!

Upcountry South Carolina is a historical Mecca for the blues. Throughout the 1920’s and 1930’s the streets of Laurens County, Greenville, Spartanburg, & Anderson reverberated with the music of bluesman/street-preachers as they were strolling with their tin cups extended. Many of these musicians became famous on the streets of New York City in the folk revival of the 50’s & 60’s. It is this tradition that we celebrate each February at the Hagood Mill Historic Site.

This years lineup in addition to Mac Arnold is, Carolina Slim, David Donar, and Freddie Vanderford. Hear the old music that made the upstate of South Carolina a famous “roots environment” for the Piedmont Blues; some tunes primitive in nature and others coming from the sweet soul of South Carolina bluesmen of long ago.

We love Hagood Mill! This is a great place to bring the family for a day of affordable fun! Enjoy live music, food, merchants, + more and I’m sure you will love it as much as we do!

Enjoy Demonstrations from Generations Past

Each third Saturday event offers live demonstrations and education for the entire family to enjoy throughout our historic site. From basket weaving to open hearth cooking, learn how generations before us lived and breathed.

Shop Local Merchants + Enjoy Great Eats

Enjoy a day of fun at our historic Hagood Mill while you shop local merchants, watch demonstrations, and relax on our beautiful 55+ acre site. Enjoy great eats from our local featured foodtrucks or shop our mercantile for one-of-a-kind treasures and gifts! 

Our fresh ground milled products are available for purchase or to pickup during third Saturday events for purchases made ahead of time on our website.

Donate to Help Us in Our Mission to Keep the Legacy of Upcountry Living Alive

Each donation goes to improve your visitor experience, toward the upkeep our attraction, and the continual maintenance of our historical property.

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