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THE BLUESNEWS FROM THE WORLD OF THE BLUESNEWS
FOR THE WEEKEND OF MARCH 17-18, 2018

February 22nd, The Georgia House of Representatives presented Miss Millie Jackson with a resolution honoring her for her distinguished career.  The Resolution was sponsored by  Representative Mark Jackson.  On Hand to witness this historic occasion was Millie’s daughter, Keisha Jackson, Son Jerroll, Her Road Manager Author Jones, and other Jackson fans and friends.  Congratulations to Millie and she deserves it….Since I was not there, I wonder if she stood before the house chambers and cussed….Just Kidding…..
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Mamie Smith, Georgia Tom Dorsey, The Aces, Sam Lay, and Roebuck Pops Staples are among the Super Blues Stars that will be inducted in the 2018 Blues Hall of Fame Class this year.  Also, B.B. King’s 1967 Album Blues Is King will enter as the Blues Classic Recording, and Ma Rainey’s See See Rider recording will enter, along with Albert King’s Cross Cut Saw, Joe Turner’s Roll Em Pete, Booker T. and The MG’s Green Onions, and Bo Diddley’s I’m A Man will also enter.  The event will take place May 9th, in Memphis Tennessee, and it’s produced by the Blues Foundation.  We have a link to the Blues Foundation’s web site on the BluesNews Page at BluesTimeInTheCity.com if you need more information…
www.blues.org

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April 7th at The Chicago History Museum, in Chicago Illinois, 45,000 photos and papers will be put on exhibit with photos by a music photographer by the name of Raeburn Flerlage.  The title of the Exhibit is Amplified: Chicago Blues.  Flerlage is a music photographer and he has followed the Chicago Blues scene for decades. Through this exhibit, you will see how the Chicago Blues unfolded to become the recognized Blues Mecca that it is.  You have plenty of time because it begins April 7th and will run through August 10th, 2019…..If you want to know more about the exhibit, we have a link to the Chicago History Museum Site on the BluesNews Page at BluesTime In The City.com
https://www.chicagohistory.org/blues

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WHERE THEY AT WHERE THEY AT:

Mon Mar 19 Grady Champion Biloxi MS Mississippi Coastal Center
Tue Mar 20 Buddy Guy Chico CA CSU Chico
Wed Mar 21 Theodis Ealey Athens GA Morton Theatre
Thur Mar 22 Lil Ed Highwood IL 210 Live
Fri Mar 23 Lil Ed Chicago IL BLUES
Fri Mar 23 Nellie Tiger Travis

Sir Charles Jones

T.K. Soul

J Wonn

Pokey Bear

Macon GA Macon City Auditorium
Fri Mar 23 Trudy Lynn Bethlehem PA Blast Furnace Blues Fest
Sat Mar 24 Nellie Tiger Travis

Sir Charles Jones

J Wonn

Tucka

Pokey

Atlanta GA Cobb Energy Center
Sat Mar 24 Lenny Williams Jacksonville FL Moran Theater
Sat Mar 24 Buddy Guy Primm NV Star of the Desert Resort
Sun Mar 25 Aretha Franklin Newark NJ New Jersey Performing Ctr
Sun Mar 25 Trudy Lynn Bethlehem PA Blast Furnace Blues Fest
Mon Mar 26 Bobby Rush

Sugaray Rayford

New York NY B.B. King Blues Club
Mon Mar 26 Buddy Guy Salt Lake City UT Eccles Theater
Thur Mar 29 Nellie Tiger Travis Chicago Kingston Mines
Thur Mar 29 Shemekia Copeland Minneapolis MN Dakota Jazz Club
Fri Mar 30 Bigg Robb

Willie Clayton

Betty Wright

Carl Sims

T.K. Soul

Jackson MS Mississippi Coliseum
Fri Mar 30 Tyree Neal

Nellie Tiger Travis

Calvin Richardson

Sir Charles Jones

Lebrado

New Orleans LA UNO Lakefront Arena
Fri Mar 30 Lil Ed Chicago Buddy Guy’s
Fri March 30 Terry Wright

Summer Wolf

Meridian MS Café 35
Sat Mar 31 Sir Charles Jones

Willie Clayton

T.K. Soul

Calvin Richardson

Omar Cunningham

Tyree Neal

Houston TX NRG Arena
Thur Apr 5 Mud Morganfield Evanston IL SPACE
Fri April 6 Latimore

Willie Clayton

Calvin Richardson

Sir Charles Jones

Bobby Rush

St Louis MO Chaifetz Arena
Sat April 7 O.B. Buchana

Wendell B

Sir Charles Jones

Tyree Neal

Jeff Floyd

Many More

Mobile AL Fairgrounds

 

Sat Apr 7 Nellie Tiger Travis

Bobby Rush

Willie Clayton

Latimore

Calvin Richardson

Pokey

Chicago IL McCormick Place
Sat April 7 Donnie Ray Shreveport LA Southern Soul Lounge
Sun Apr 8 Sir Charles Jones

Calvin Richardson

Wendell B

Tampa FL Water Works Park

 

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