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Singing The Blues

Posted at 12:58 PM, Jun 06, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-06 12:58:24-04
RICHMOND, Va. - In honor of African American Music Appreciation month, L. Roi Boyd and Yemaja Jubilee from “Cultural Libations,” stop by the studio to talk about their latest offering, “Blues Gal: A Celebration of the Women and the Music of the Blues.” The musical will feature local performers, and will touch on the public and private lives of five Pioneers in the Blues genre: Ma Rainey, Bessie Smith, Sippie Wallace, Big Mama Thornton, and Bonnie Raitt. The performances take place on June 24th and June 25th at 7:30 pm at the Unity of Richmond. For more information you can visit https://www.facebook.com/culturallibations