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Blues Disciples to Attend 45th Blues Music Awards and Tour Mississippi Blues

Blues Disciples to attend the prestigious 45th Blues Music Awards and conduct a cultural tour of Mississippi's significant blues landmarks.

The Blues Disciples, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to promoting and preserving blues music, announces their plans to attend the 45th Annual Blues Music Awards in Memphis, Tennessee, and embark on a Mississippi blues road trip.

The Blues Music Awards, presented by The Blues Foundation, is the most prestigious event in the blues music industry, recognizing the top recordings and performances of the previous year. As a member of The Blues Foundation, Blues Disciples curator Jamie Anthony along with blues friends will attend to celebrate the best in blues music.

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Before the event, Jamie and friends will enjoy lunch with Blues Queen, Ms. Diunna Greenleaf, at Central Barbeque, Memphis.

Following the awards ceremony, Blues Disciples will head to Water Valley, Mississippi, to meet with local musician and venue owner Justin Showah at the Crawdad Hole. Justin produced and performed on the only published recording made by Delta blues legend L.C. Ulmer. The group will then travel to Clarksdale, Mississippi, to explore the rich blues heritage of the region, including visits to the Highway 61 Blues Museum, the Grammy Awards Museum, and several blues venues and juke joints.

They will also attend a fundraiser for the Pinetop Perkins Foundation at a blues jam at Ground Zero to benefit children and the elderly.

"Blues Disciples are thrilled to be a part of this year's Blues Music Awards and to continue our exploration of the blues legacy in Mississippi," said Jamie Anthony, host of Blues Disciples Podcasts. "These trips allow us to connect with blues artists, industry leaders, and fans, furthering our mission to entertain and educate people about the importance of this uniquely American art form."

About Blues Disciples

Blues Disciples is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with a mission to entertain and help people better understand the significance of the blues music genre in history and culture. The group supports other non-profit entities dedicated to fighting hunger and helping blues musicians in need, including the Meeting Essential Needs with Dignity (MEND) network, Music Maker Foundation, and the Blues Foundation's HART Fund.

About The Blues Foundation

The Blues Foundation, based in Memphis, Tennessee, is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to preserving blues heritage, celebrating blues recording and performance, and ensuring the future of the blues. Founded in 1980, The Blues Foundation has grown to an international membership of over 4,000 individuals and organizations. It manages the annual Blues Music Awards, considered the highest honor in the blues music industry.

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Name: Jamie Anthony
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Organization: Blues Disciples
Address: 1858 Springfield Ave, Maplewood, New Jersey 07040, United States
Phone: +1-908-510-9539

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Release ID: 89127023

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