Project Description

Keynote Panel of The International Blues Challenge:
The Blues and Race

Panel Moderator: Noelle Trent, PhD. (Director of Interpretation, Collections and Education at the National Civil Rights Museum)
Panel Participants: Bobby Rush, Teeny Tucker, Marquise Knox, and Jim O’Neal

Friday, January 25, 2019

2:30pm – 4:00pm

Alfred’s on Beale
197 Beale Street
Memphis, TN 38103

IBC Pass Required for Entry

The 35th IBC Keynote Panel concerns “The Blues and Race” with National Civil Rights Museum’s Director of Interpretation, Collections and Education Noelle Trent, PhD. moderating this panel on the historical significance of race from blues music’s early origins through the present. Panelists will include Blues Hall of Famer Bobby Rush, Blues Music Award nominee and 2005 IBC Finalist Teeny TuckerMarquise Knox, representing the new generation of blues musicians, and Blues Hall of Famer, Jim O’Neal, the co-founder of Living Blues magazine and Rooster Blues Records.