Friday, July 16, 2004

Tickets on sale for DeSoto County Blues Festival

Organizers announced tickets are on sale for this summer’s DeSoto County blues festival, 7 p.m. Aug. 14. at the DeSoto Civic Center.

The lineup for the second annual concert leads-off with Greenville Mississippi’s own Tyrone Davis, the king of romantic Chicago soul. Along with Davis is folk-funk trailblazer Bobby Rush, former Hi Records alum Willie Clayton, Miami Grammy winner Betty Wright, blues guitarist and bandleader Theodis Ealey, legendary ladies man Marvin Sease and the prince of southern soul, Sir Charles Jones.

Tickets are $40.75, available at the box office and area Ticketmaster locations. For details call 901-525-1515 or 662-470-2131 or visit or


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