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Delta Blues Advisory

March 03, 2015




Mississippi's Oldest Music Museum to Host Artist and Special Guests in Exclusive Event


WHAT: The Delta Blues Museum will host CeDell Davis - backed by guest artists Barrett Martin (Screaming Trees, R.E.M.) Delta Blues Museum Ambassador Jimbo Mathus, and Zakk and Greg Binns - in a special appearance in celebration of Davis' latest album release. "Last Man Standing" is Davis' first album in over a decade, produced by Mathus and recorded in Water Valley, Mississippi.

A Q&A and CD signing will follow - the event is open to the public, and media are encouraged to attend.

Event sponsored by the Mississippi Arts Commission and the National Endowment for the Arts.

WHERE: Delta Blues Museum, #1 Blues Alley Lane,
Clarksdale, Mississippi

WHEN: Saturday, March 7th, 2015, at 3:00pm


About the Delta Blues Museum

Established in 1979 by the Carnegie Public Library Board of Trustees and re-organized as a stand-alone museum in 1999, the Delta Blues Museum is Mississippi's oldest music museum. A 2013 recipient of the IMLS National Medal for Museum and Library Services-the nation's highest honor for museum and library service to the community-the Delta Blues Museum is dedicated to creating a welcoming place where visitors find meaning, value and perspective by exploring the history and heritage of the unique American musical art form, the Blues.

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

Members of the press may register in the PRESS ROOM on the Museum's website to access for further information, downloadable images and related materials.

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2013 imls award

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.