DBM Director Shelley Ritter Honored by The Blues Foundation
Delta Blues Museum
Each year, The Blues Foundation presents
the Keeping the Blues Alive Awards to individuals and organizations
that have made significant contributions to blues music. The
KBAs are awarded on the basis of merit to those working to actively
promote and document the music.
The DBM family and friends are proud to
announce that The Blues Foundation has chosen Museum Director
Shelley Ritter as the recipient of the 2013 KBA award for her
work in the Historical preservation and documentation of the
Blues. We are also proud of fellow Clarksdalian, artist, gallery
owner, and musician - Stan Street. Stan will be receiving the
2013 KBA award for Art.
The Blues Foundation will honor 15 individuals
and organizations with its 2013 Keeping the Blues Alive (KBA)
Awards during a recognition luncheon Friday, February 1, 2013,
in Memphis, Tennessee. Tickets to the KBA ceremony are available
online at www.blues.org
or by calling Cindi James at (901) 527-2583, ext. 10.
For complete information about each recipient,
visit the KBA pages at www.blues.org.