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Preserve the Heritage...Embrace the Experience!
Preserve the Heritage...
Embrace the Experience!

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.

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

Friday, October 5th event is canceled. If you have previously purchased tickets for Friday night, please contact the office at Hayti to exchange your tickets for Saturday night’s show or for a refund. 


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)


Event link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hayti-heritage-center-roots-blues-celebration-tickets-47271419087


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:

  • Free Bright Side Breakfast™ – An extended continental breakfast with a variety of hot items.
  • Free high-speed Internet access
  • Fitness Center
  • Indoor Swimming Pool
  • Bright Side Market
  • Business Center

Ma Rainey Sponsor $5000 and up
Durham County Library


Howlin’ Wolf Sponsor $2500 and up
Durham Magazine


Buddy Guy Media Sponsor
Durham Magazine
Carolina Times News


To be a sponsor at the first annual Blues & Roots Celebration, please email us for more information at info@box2378.temp.domains.

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