Welcome to the land where blues began

Delta Blues E-Vite

May 29, 2019


Clarksdale, Mississippi

Join us on Wednesday, June 5th as we Welcome Home One of Our Own!

Wednesday, June 05, 2019 at 5:00pm

Delta Blues Museum and Alligator Records invite you to MEET THE ARTIST
Clarksdale native Christone "Kingfish" Ingram
on Wednesday, June 5th @ 5PM

Kingfish began his already-stellar musical career in our classroom as a member of the award-winning Delta Blues Museum student band. Join us on June 5th when he will be signing copies of his brand-new debut CD, KINGFISH, which will be available for purchase at the event. Check out the official video below for "Outside of This Town," the first single off of the album.

Of this talented musician, Buddy Guy said, "Kingfish is the next explosion of the blues."

We couldn't agree more...

Christone "Kingfish" Ingram - Outside Of This Town

We look forward to celebrating Kingfish's success with you!

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 and the nation's first museum dedicated to the American art form known as the Blues. 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 - and a 2014 winner of the National Arts & Humanities Youth Program Award, 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. The Museum is honored to be a Great River Road Interpretive Center.

The "Delta Blues Foundation" is a qualified 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization that supports the work of Delta Blues Museum. All funds solicited through the Delta Blues Foundation are raised to benefit the Delta Blues Museum. On-line tax deductible contributions to the Delta Blues Foundation include the Deeper Roots program and the General Fund (a monetarily unrestricted contribution made to the foundation in support of the museum). Memberships and the Buy a Brick program are funded directly to the Delta Blues Museum and are not considered tax deductible.

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

Shelly Ritter, Director

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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.

This site is made possible throught support from the Mississippi Arts Commission, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Rock River Foundation.

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Museum Contact information

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#1 Blues Alley Lane
Clarksdale, MS 38614
Phone: 662-627-6820
Email: info@deltabluesmuseum.org