Vicksburg Blues

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  1. Vicksburg Blues Society, Vicksburg, Mississippi. K likes. ADVOCATES and PRESENTERS of Blues, Jazz, Gospel and Storytelling performances, events and experiences that preserve and enrich 5/5(14).
  2. Sep 04,  · The Vicksburg Blues Society, Inc., an affiliate of the Blues Foundation in Memphis, has been a part of the international challenge since by hosting this preliminary challenge in Vicksburg. Local winners have gone on to win in the Memphis event. “We .
  3. Concerts in Vicksburg August [updated daily]. Comprehensive list of Vicksburg concerts plus free personalized alerts for concerts in Vicksburg, MS.
  4. Several delta blues songs mention Vicksburg, for instance Charley Patton's "High Water Everywhere" and Robert Johnson's "Traveling Riverside Blues" The city is mentioned multiple times in the series of books surrounding the Logan family, including Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry () and Let The Circle Be Unbroken (), by Mildred Taylor.
  5. Aug 25,  · Some of the best blue artists from the state of Mississippi will be taking the stage Sunday at the Bottleneck Blues Bar at Ameristar Casino for the sixth annual Vicksburg Blues Competition. Four.
  6. A handful of markers pay homage to the great names from the southern end of the America's Blues Highway 61 -- Willie Dixon and The Red Tops -- and the places they made history, Marcus Bottom, the African American neighborhood, and the legendary Blue Room. But Vicksburg isn't mired in the past.
  7. The legendary Blues Highway 61 runs right through the heart and soul of Vicksburg, which was the destination for my next road trip to Mississippi. One could argue that Highway 61 rivals that of Route 66, if not for its historical importance, certainly for the musical significance.
  8. Sep 29,  · The Vicksburg Blues Society will present the Vicksburg Blues Challenge , a regional preliminary competition sanctioned by The Blues Foundation, Sunday on stage at the Bottleneck Blues .

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