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July 08, 2014


"GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN" EXHIBIT OPENING

July 17th from 5 - 7 p.m.

Delta Blues Museum

Curated by Delta historian and photographer Billy Johnson, "Gone But Not Forgotten" features
color photography highlighting Delta Blues artists who left behind more than memories.


"At these festivals the crowd saw the entertainers on the stage.
These photos capture the friendships and camaraderie backstage.
Festivals are more of a reunion among friends than a job."
~ Billy Johnson

"Billy Johnson has been a friend, fan, supporter and promoter of Delta Blues artists.
His images capture the carefree, human moments on and off the stage.
The artists' ease with Billy and camaraderie amongst themselves really shows through."
~ Shelley Ritter, Museum Director


T-Model Ford and Paul "Wine" Jones

Music by Bill Abel

Food by Oxbow Restaurant

Sponsored by

Mississippi Arts Commission,
Covenant Bank,
WADE Incorporated,
Oxbow,
Mississippi Delta Blues Society of Indianola
and
Friends of the Delta Blues Museum
Hunter Paper (print services)


For more information on events or programs, please call (662) 627-6820, or visit the Museum web site at www.deltabluesmuseum.org.

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Shelley Ritter, Director

This newsletter is supported in part by funding from the Mississippi Arts Commission, a state agency, and,
in part, from the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.