Monday and Tuesday were the International Conference on the Blues at Delta State University! Awesome classes, informative speeches, and star blues jams!
Roger Stolle to speak on Blues Entrepreneurship at Clarksdale, Mississippi's Coahoma County Higher Education Center
The entrepreneur who moved to the delta to “change from within” and created a successful niche shop will be discussing entrepreneurship in the blues!
To further establish its standing as the academic home of the blues, Delta State University is proud to announce the creation of the International Delta Blues Project!
When it comes to the blues, Cleveland may have it all: the last real juke joint, a stunning music college program, an upcoming GRAMMY Museum, tenures filled with untapped blues treasures, and two of the most significant locations in the wide history of the blues.
In anticipation of Robert’s upcoming speech in Saint Louis for the National Blues Museum, we sat down to discuss his museum work, the influence (and lack of influence) the blues has had on popular music, his writing, and the special things that make music museums truly great.
Stay tuned — it’s going to be a star-studded delta blues weekend at the American Blues Scene!
Special Delta Blues Event Featuring Actor Morgan Freeman Will Help Fund Music and Music Technology Education in Mississippi’s Delta Region