Thursday, November 19, 2009

Mickey Rogers Benefit at Club Ebony this Sunday

Mickey Rogers was recently the victim of a terrible crime.


A Benefit for Bluesman, Mickey Rogers, is happening at Indianola’s Club Ebony on Sunday, November 22.  It will start at 5 pm.  His musician friends are invited from all over the Delta down to Jackson, MS.  A sample of what’s in store-----It’s the Delta’s one and only Mississippi Slim and Jackson’s famous King Edward!  It’s going to be a happy time and lots of music.  Also, represented…Mississippi Blues Commission, Mississippi Blues Foundation Board, Mississippi Delta Blues Society of Indianola, Central Mississippi Blues Society, Crossroads Blues Society and more….Hope to see ya there!  Contact:  Betty 662.207.7498


Tuesday, November 3, 2009

2009 Challenge Band Judges

Judges from left to right  

John Magnusson, from Clarksdale, is the Studio Manager of The Clarksdale Sound Stage.  He previously worked as an assistant at the Electric Lady Studios in New York City.  Ronnie Eldridge is from Yazoo City.  He is a Blues Festival Organizer and Event Producer.  Ronnie is involved with the Mississippi Film Office and works as a set designer and blues historian in films and documentaries.  Carol Vincent is from Clarksdale and has been involved in international song catalog administration for over 25 years.  Gary Vincent is a record producer, musician, engineer, and song writer.  His songs have been recorded by Leon Redbone, Mickey Gilley, John Anderson, and many more.  Gary is currently President of Ground Zero Blues Club Music, a co-venture film company with Morgan Freeman.  Gary is the owner of The Clarksdale Sound Stage, a recording studio and soundstage in Clarksdale.

Past Photos from an Indianola Blues Challenge!


The JUDGES, the musicians, and the crowd have fun when the Annual Mississippi Delta Regional Blues Challenge happens at Club Ebony.  Congrats to this year’s winners.  The solo winner was Alan Jones from Inverness.  The band winner was Grady Champion from Canton.