The National Blues Museum announced its next traveling exhibition, “The Sepia Magazine Photo Archive: Blues in Review” presented by curator, Carole L. Anthony. The collection features rare images of some of the most influential people in music and pop culture’s history, including over 30 photographs of blues artists such as W.C. Handy, B.B. King, Howlin’ Wolf, Muddy Waters, Bobby Blue Bland and more.
The National Blues Museum announced that in celebration of Black History Month, it is hosting the “Great Migration Tour: Celebrating the Sounds of Mississippi, Chicago and St. Louis” with concerts on Friday, February 24 and Saturday, February 25, 2017. The shows will feature 2016 Grammy nominee Vasti Jackson from Mississippi, St. Louis blues prodigy, Marquise Knox, and American Bluesman and educator from the South Side of Chicago, Fernando Jones.
The National Blues Museum announced that, in partnership with HEC-TV, it will host, “A Conversation with Reena Evers-Everette and David (Dave) Dennis, Sr.: Inside the Civil Rights Movement”. The program will be held on Thursday, February 16, 2017, from 7-9 pm in the Lumière Place Legends Room at the National Blues Museum.