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November 4, 2012

“Vicksburg’s Got the Blues” concert series

Filed under: Uncategorized — Scott Barretta @ 12:26 pm

The “Vicksburg’s Got the Blues” Heritage Music Series, sponsored but the Vicksburg Blues Society, is continuing for the rest of the year, and is now scheduled on Friday nights at the Bottleneck Blues Bar at the Ameristar Casino.
The shows runs from 8pm until midnight, and are free. It’s a nice venue, separated from the main gaming floors, though there are games available in the bar.

Nov.2 – Stevie J
Nov.9 – Lonnie George
Nov.16 – The Blues Dudes
Nov.23 – Sounds Unlimited Revue

Nov.30 – David Dunavent and Evol Love

Dec.7 – Mark “Muleman” Massey
Dec.14 – Grady Champion
Dec.21 – Dr. D
Dec. 28 – Sounds Unlimited Revue

New Year’s Gala

Also, the Vicksburg Blues Challenge to select representatives from the Vicksburg Blues Society at the International Blues Competition in Memphis in February will take place at the Bottleneck on Sunday, Nov. 18.  The solo/duo competition will be at 2pm; bands at 4pm.

The current lineup for bands includes: Mark “Muleman” Massey, the Bluesaholics, Bernard Jenkins, David Dunavent and Evol Love, Dr. D, Mr. Sipp and Kin Folk, and Eddie Cotton, Jr..  The solo/duo lineup is: Sam, Joyner, Wes Lee and Redd Velvet

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