Blues and Roots Celebration
The Bull Durham Blues Festival has a new look! The Hayti Heritage Center presents its “Blues and Roots Celebration,” a two-day festival honoring the legacy of African American contributions to the Blues and Roots music genres.
Friday, October 5th kicks off with a Juke Joint style cocktail reception, and performances showcasing roots and blues music with Justin Robinson of the Carolina Chocolate Drops and guitarist Baron Tymas and his band Hit Ya Right Here.
On Saturday, October 6th vocalist Lenora Helm along with Lana Garland will perform an original mixed media production Blues Woman, followed by the iconic B.B. King Blues Band featuring Tito Jackson, guitarist, songwriter, vocalist and member of the famed Jackson family. The Band will rock music of the late, great B.B. King along with a medley of hits by the legendary Jackson 5.
Tickets Available On Eventbrite
Early Bird 2-Day VIP Pass
$100 plus taxes and fees
Ends August 31st
This package includes discounted tickets for both events for the entire weekend, which includes the benefit cocktail reception and performance on Friday, and the B.B. King Band featuring Tito Jackson on Saturday. This package also includes VIP seating. Limited quantity available. 2-Day pass price will increase after the early bird sale ends (50 available)
VIP Pass after Early Bird
$120 plus taxes and fees
This package includes discounted tickets for both events for the entire weekend, which includes the benefit cocktail reception and performance on Friday, and the B.B. King Band featuring Tito Jackson on Saturday. This package also includes VIP seating. Limited quantity available. (50 available)
Friday, October 5th, 6:00pm: Juke Joint Themed Cocktail & Performance
$55 plus taxes and fees
Juke Joint Themed benefit reception with performances from Justin Robinson of the “Carolina Chocolate Drops” and Baron Tymas’s guitarist band “Hit Ya Right Here”. (300 tickets available)
Saturday, October 6th, 7:00 pm: Blues Woman & B.B. King Blues Band featuring Tito Jackson
Concert performance by Lenora Helm “Blues Woman” & B.B. King Blues Band featuring Tito Jackson (300 tickets available)
Where to stay:
La Quinta Inns and Suites Durham Chapel Hill is delighted to be considered as both a lodging option and a partner for the Hayti Heritage Center. As hotel sponsor, with each night reserved under the Hayti Heritage Center code, La Quinta will donate 5% back to Hayti.
Rate: $85.00* from 6/4/2018-12/31/2018 *plus applicable taxes
At this newly renovated hotel, your visiting guests receive the following amenities:
Ma Rainey Sponsor $5000 and up
Durham County Library
Howlin’ Wolf Sponsor $2500 and up
Buddy Guy Media Sponsor
Carolina Times News
To be a sponsor at the first annual Blues & Roots Celebration, please email us for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org.