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 Friday, September 7th, kicks-off with a Juke Joint style cocktail reception and performance which will highlight the legacy of Roots & Blues with Justin Robinson of the Carolina Chocolate Drops and Baron Tymas’s guitarist and professor at North Carolina Central University. Proceeds from this reception will benefit growing the roots and blues program at Hayti.
On Saturday, vocalist and NCCU professor Lenora Helm will perform an original production called Blues Woman, then the iconic B.B. King Blues Band featuring Tito Jackson, guitarist-songwriter, vocalist and member of the famed Jackson family. The Band will perform music of the late, great B.B. King along with a medley of hits by the legendary Jackson 5.”