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April 7 - 17, 2011


Thursday, April 7 Opening Reception, 5-7 PM

Mississippi: State of Blues, on exhibit in the DBM Gallery. From the new book with photographs by Ken Murphy and text by Scott Barretta. Come and meet Ken and Scott, and enjoy refreshments from Gold Strike Casino and Resort, Tunica.


Wednesday April 13 Acoustic Africa: From Mali to Mississippi 5-7 PM Welcoming Reception
Come by the Museum and welcome this touring group to Clarksdale. The band includes Habib Koit, the Mailian superstar, and Afei Bocoum, a guitarist, singer, and composer from Mali. They will be performing on Thursday April 14, 7 PM, at Coahoma Community College. The performance is free.

Friday April 15 Juke Joint Festival
4 PM David "Honeyboy" Edwards, a conversation, DBM classroom
5 PM Delta Blues Museum Band performs for Care Station Fundraiser, DBM Stage

Saturday April 16 Juke Joint Festival
Music on the DBM "Robert Johnson" Stage
3 PM DBM band
4 PM David "Honeyboy" Edwards
5 PM STAX Academy band
6 PM Ole Skool Review from Delta State University

Sunday April 17 Delta Blues Museum, Special Hours Noon - 4 PM

The Delta Blues Museum is located at #1 Blues Alley Lane 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.

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.

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

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