Charlie Musselwhite To Be Inducted Into Blues Hall of Fame May 5 April 19, 2010Posted by David W. King in Uncategorized.
Tags: Blues Hall of Fame, Charlie Musselwhite, Memphis, Robert Cray
Charlie Musselwhite will be inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame in a ceremony on May 5, 2010 in Memphis, Tennessee. The Blues Foundation’s inductees for this year also include W.C. Handy, Bonnie Raitt and Lonnie Brooks. The Hall of Fame committee consists of scholars, record producers, radio programmers, and historians.
Also being inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame this year are Howling Wolf’s version of “Spoonful”, written by former Rosebud artist, the late Willie Dixon, who also played bass on the session. Another former Rosebud artist, Robert Cray, will have his 1986 Double Platinum Strong Persuader inducted as well. This was the first recording from Robert Cray after signing for management with Rosebud founder/owner, Mike Kappus. The album went on to win the GRAMMY for Best Contemporary Blues Recording in 1987.
Charlie returned from performing in Thailand at the Phuket International Blues Rock Festival and in late March he embarked on a Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark and Norway, Charlie will return stateside to perform in the Northwest in late April. Catch Charlie live on stage, please see Tour Dates >>
CHARLIE MUSSELWHITE TOUR DATES AS OF 4/16/2010
PROVIDED BY THE ROSEBUD AGENCY
For specific information regarding tickets, showtimes, addresses, directions etc., please check the local listing or contact the venues directly.
4/23/2010 Bremerton WA Admiral Theatre
4/24/2010 Seattle WA The Triple Door
4/25/2010 Portland OR Paul deLay Scholarship Benefit Concert – Aladdin Theatre
5/8/2010 San Francisco CA SFJAZZ Gala
5/15/2010 Thomson GA Blind Willie McTell Blues Festival
5/16/2010 Raleigh NC Artsplosure
6/4/2010 Eureka Springs AR Eureka Springs Blues Weekend
“Charlie Musselwhite with The Table Rockers”
6/5/2010 Lotus CA Coloma Blues Live!
6/11/2010 St. Louis MO Old Rock House
6/12/2010 Gladstone MO Gladstone Blues Festival
6/13/2010 Chicago IL Chicago Blues Festival
“Charlie Musselwhite with The Chicago Blues Reunion”
6/19/2010 Kettering OH Fraze Pavilion – Blues, Brews & Barbeque
John Hammond, The Tommy Castro Band
6/25/2010 Laytonville CA Kate Wolf Memorial Music Festival
6/26/2010 Laytonville CA Kate Wolf Memorial Music Festival
8/7/2010 Brecon Wales Brecon Jazz Festival 2010
9/25/2010 Ocean Springs MS 7th Annual ShedHed Blues Festival
10/9/2010 Helena AR Arkansas Blues & Heritage Festival