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April 12, 2012


JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL EVENTS AT THE DELTA BLUES MUSEUM


 

 

Friday, April 13, 2012 at 2:00 pm

Saturday, April 14, 2012 at 12:00 pm

Sunday, April 15, 2012 at 1:00 pm



Open to the Public
Admission is Free


During the 9th Juke Joint Festival, April 13 - 15, in downtown Clarksdale, MS, the Delta Blues Museum continues its annual tradition of presenting conversations with blues musicians and performances on our stage. The schedule:

Friday, April 13, 2012

2:00 pm Conversations with Big George Brock and Louis "Gearshifter" Youngblood

Arts & Education Classroom, Delta Blues Museum

5:00 pm Performance by DBM Band on the Delta Blues Museum stage, #1 Blues Alley, in conjunction with the Care Station's annual Catfish Fry.

Saturday, April 14, 2012

12:00pm to 6:00pm

Performances on the Delta Blues Museum Stage, #1 Blues Alley

12:00 pm "Juggology" a presentation by professional jugglers

2:00 pm Delta Blues Museum Band

3:00 pm W. A. Higgins Rock Ensemble

4:00 pm Stax Music Academy

5:00 pm Ol' Skool Revue

Also appearing on Saturday, 11:00 am - 12 noon in the Museum Gift Shop will be Jimmie Lee Jr., Head Engineer for the Mississippi Valley State University B.B. King Recording Studio, who will be playing blues classics on keyboard.

All events free, open to the public.

Sunday, April 15, 2012

1:00pm to 4:00pm

Special Festival Hours: the museum will be open for visitors. ($7 admission)

Shelley Ritter, Director

For more information contact the Delta Blues Museum 662-627-6820.
The Delta Blues Museum is located at #1 Blues Alley in downtown Clarksdale.

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.


Delta Blues Museum Board of Directors
William H. Gresham, President
Yvonne Stanford, Secretary
Johnny Lewis
Dr. Frank Marascalco
Jim Herring

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