Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Blues Today: A Living Blues Symposium

Blues Today: A Living Blues Symposium will be held at the University of Mississippi February 26 and 27. Events will include an unveiling and dedication of a Mississippi Blues Trail marker and a special blues-themed edition of Thacker Mountain Radio featuring George Mitchell, Art Rosenbaum, Kenny Brown, and Cedric Burnside.

Legendary soul and gospel singer Mavis Staples will give a concert at the Ford Center for Performing Arts on February 27 at 8 p.m. To purchase tickets for the concert or to learn more about the symposium telephone 662-915-2787.

Source: Mississippi Department of Archives and History, Mississippi History Newsletter, Volume 51, No. 2, p. 2

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