July 08, 2014
"GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN" EXHIBIT OPENING
July 17th from 5 - 7 p.m.
Delta Blues Museum
Curated by Delta historian and photographer Billy
Johnson, "Gone But Not Forgotten" features
highlighting Delta Blues artists who left behind more
"At these festivals the crowd
saw the entertainers on the stage.
These photos capture
the friendships and camaraderie backstage.
more of a reunion among friends than a job."
~ Billy Johnson
"Billy Johnson has been a
friend, fan, supporter and promoter of Delta Blues artists.
His images capture the carefree, human moments on and off
The artists' ease with Billy and camaraderie
amongst themselves really shows through."
~ Shelley Ritter,
Ford and Paul "Wine" Jones
Music by Bill Abel
Food by Oxbow Restaurant
Mississippi Delta Blues Society of Indianola
of the Delta Blues Museum
Hunter Paper (print services)
For more information on events
or programs, please call (662) 627-6820, or visit the Museum
web site at www.deltabluesmuseum.org.
This newsletter is supported in part
by funding from the Mississippi Arts Commission, a state
in part, from the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal