Club Ebony. Legendary House Of Mississippi Blues.

December 22, 2005   Entertainment News
(PRLEAP.COM) As a child, blues legend B.B. King played guitar on the street corners of Indianola, Mississippiís Church St. area, home to the Delta Blues and juke joints like the famous Club Ebony. Owner and Manager Mrs. Mary Shepard has kept blues alive in the Mississippi delta by promoting live performances by international, national as well as local blues acts.

Club Ebony is truly where the Blues Legends play. In itís sixty year existence, Club Ebony has seen the likes of Ray Charles, Count Basie, B.B. King and James Brown. A blues joint so rich in history still attracts some of the best around and you never know who might pop in from night to night. While you are listening to some of the finest blues in the world, make sure to eat. Club Ebony offers down home Delta cooking and is famous for their catfish dinner, a favorite amongst entertainers and fans alike.

A constant these days is the outstanding performance of Sunday night regulars David Lee Durham and The True Blues Band, who recently won the Mississippi Delta Regional Blues Challenge. To learn more about Club Ebony, upcoming performers and show times, visit their website at Here you can read more about the club and sample some of the great live blues this Mecca of music has to offer.

For more info on the world of blues and local events and venues in your area, go to . Here you can choose your city and find the best places to see great blues. For festivals and larger events has info on larger venues and the latest blues festival news. For any other live blues news and showcases around you, go to Sites like these will lead you towards great music like the sounds of Club Ebony and other juke joints famous for the invention and revival of the blues.
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