Tuesday, February 27, 2024

National Blues Museum Receives Regional Arts Commission Grant for Live Performances


The National Blues Museum has announced that the Regional Arts Commission of St. Louis (RAC) has awarded the museum a grant of $8,000. The funds will support the Howlin Fridays live performances, which features local and national blues artists at the National Blues Museum.

The Howlin Fridays Concert series are held weekly from 7:00 p.m. to 10 p.m. in Lumière Place Legends Room at the National Blues Museum. Through these performances, the Museum is committed to delivering low cost and high-quality blues music to the St. Louis community; tourist and a national audience (those that connect via livestream). The artists who perform at the National Blues Museum are representatives of the communities that the Museum serves. The National Blues Museum offers a platform for artists of all ages and races to deliver their craft to public audiences.

“It is an honor for us to be a recipient of this grant from the Regional Arts Commission.” says Dion Brown, Executive Director of the National Blues Museum. “These funds will allow us to continue to celebrate the best blues artist in the industry to our enthusiastic and growing audience.”

Joe Kleiman
Joe Kleimanhttp://wwww.themedreality.com
Raised in San Diego on theme parks, zoos, and IMAX films, InPark's Senior Correspondent Joe Kleiman would expand his childhood loves into two decades as a projectionist and theater director within the giant screen industry. In addition to his work in commercial and museum operations, Joe has volunteered his time to animal husbandry at leading facilities in California and Texas and has played a leading management role for a number of performing arts companies. Joe previously served as News Editor and has remained a contributing author to InPark Magazine since 2011. HIs writing has also appeared in Sound & Communications, LF Examiner, Jim Hill Media, The Planetarian, Behind the Thrills, and MiceChat His blog, ThemedReality.com takes an unconventional look at the attractions industry. Follow on twitter @ThemesRenewed Joe lives in Sacramento, California with his wife, dog, and a ghost.

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