April 13 - 17, 2011
Come by the
Museum and welcome this touring group to Clarksdale. The band
includes Habib Koite, the Malian superstar, and Afei Bocoum,
guitarist, singer, and composer. They will be performing on
Thursday April 14, 2011 at 7:00 pm, at Coahoma Community College.
The performance is free.
4:00 PM David
"Honeyboy" Edwards, a conversation, DBM classroom
5:00 PM Delta Blues Museum Band performs
for Care Station Fundraiser, DBM Stage
All Day: Visit the DBM booth on Delta Avenue,near
Ground Zero Blues Club, and sign up to win a DBM membership
package: DBM tee shirt and cap, Friend of Museum status,
and a subscription to the DBM Newsletter. The winner of
the package will be announced at 4 pm from the DBM stage,
immediately after the performance by the DBM Blues Band.
Learn about the new Muddy Waters Addition to the Museum.
1:00 PM Author Scott Barretta signs copies
of Mississippi State of the Blues.
2:00 PM Photographer Michael Young signs
copies of his book, Blues Booze & BBQ.
3:00 - 7:00 PM Music on the DBM "Robert Johnson" Stage
3:00 PM Delta Blues Museum band
4:00 PM David "Honeyboy" Edwards
5:00 PM STAX Academy band
6:00 PM Ole Skool Review from Delta State University
From Clarksdale to Kansas City, Vol. 1, the CD
recorded by the Delta Museum Blues Band, will be on sale
at the Museum during Juke Joint Festival. It features musicians
and instructors from the Museum classes along with guest
appearances by Charlie Musselwhite, Bill Abel, and other
local musicians. $10 for 12 tracks!
The Delta Blues Museum is located
at #1 Blues Alley in downtown Clarksdale. The museum is
open Monday through Saturday, from 9 AM to 5 PM. For more
information, call the museum at 662-627-6820 or visit the
DBM Web site.
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
Blues Museum Board of Directors
William H. Gresham, President
Yvonne Stanford, Secretary
Dr. Frank Marascalco
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