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Blind Boys of Alabama

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8 pm., Sunday March 10 | $40 advance, $45 day of show.
Mississippi Studios
3939 N Mississippi Ave.
 

[GOSPEL] The story behind the Blind Boys of Alabama is the stuff of legend. Seventy years ago, six black and blind 9-year-old Southerners came together to start a gospel group. Since then, they’ve become part of the history of music and this country, performing for Dr. King during the Civil Rights movement and influencing artists from Marvin Gaye to Ray Charles. It’s no secret the Boys are getting up there in age (four of the founding members have already passed), but the group, which still features original band leader Jimmy Carter, can still move an audience with its haunting hymns of salvation. 



Where: Mississippi Studios
Phone: 288-3895
Address: 3939 N Mississippi Ave.
Website: www.mississippistudios.com

 
 

Mississippi Studios

3939 N Mississippi Ave.
Portland, OR
 
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