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Sam “LIGHTNIN'” Hopkins Historical Marker Dedication, November 13 November 12, 2010

Posted by David W. King in Uncategorized.



Saturday, November 13, 2010
10:00 a.m.

with performances by

Texas Johnny Brown
Milton Hopkins
Diunna Greenleaf and Blue Mercy

3400 Dowling Street at 2400 Francis Street
(1 block north of Holman, Keymap 493 Y)

Please come and help Houston celebrate the unveiling of the official Texas State Historical marker in honor of Sam “Lightnin'” Hopkins.  Taking place under a tent, and after a bit of “speechifyin’,” stay and enjoy live music by acclaimed Houston musicians Texas Johnny Brown, Milton Hopkins, and Diunna Greenleaf and Blue Mercy.  Refreshments will be served along with a good time.

The dedication ceremony is being made possible by:

HoB logoLive nation

Linda Shearer, Executive Director


Mr. Jack Henderson

Photo Archive Dallas

The Estate of Andrew Hanson
Karen Pulley, Executor

Following the dedication of the Lightnin’ Hopkins historical marker Dr. Alan Govenar will be signing copies of Lightnin’ Hopkins: His Life and Blues (the only biography about Hopkins) at Sig’s Lagoon, 3622-E Main Street at 1:00 p.m. Books will be available for purchase. If asked, Govenar will also probably sign many of his other books including Texas Blues: Rise of A Contemporary Sound.


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