Celebrate Music Maker's 20 Years - Help Sponsor An Artist and Join In our Homecoming Weekend!
*Please note - Artist Sponsorships are no longer on sale. Please buy your ticket for Friday October 3rd at artscenterlive.org, and purchase a Satruday-only ticket via our shop. Thanks!*
October 3rd & 4th, 2014
Carrboro, NC and Durham, NC
- Afternoon Panel Discussion with Music Maker Artists and William Ferris, PhD (3pm - 4:30pm)
- Exhibit Opening and Blues Revue Performance (7pm)
October 4th, 2014 • 2pm - 8pm
Old Murphey School, Durham, NC
- Official 20th Anniversary Celebration!
- Admission includes food, beverages and $100 tax-deductible contribution!
The Homecoming Celebration will be the largest gathering of Music Maker artists ever! Friday we'll celebrate the official launch of our exhibit with a panel discussion, exhibit opening and Blues Revue performance. Then, Saturday we will have the official 20th Anniversary celebration! Look who's coming so far: Big Ron Hunter, Boo Hanks, Captain Luke, Cool John Ferguson, Ironing Board Sam, John Dee Holeman, Pat "Mother Blues" Cohen, Pura Fe, Shelton Powe,Tim and Susan Wells, The Branchettes, Beverly "Guitar" Watkins, Sweet Betty, Drink Small, Eddie Tigner, Robert Lee Coleman, Dr Dixon, David Bryant, Algia Mae Hinton, Lil' Joe, Nashid Abdul, Albert White, Ardie Dean, Bubba Norwood, Lakota John and Kin, Harvey Dalton Arnold, Lightnin’ Wells, Deer Clan Singers, Lee Gates, Major Handy, Alabama Slim, Little Freddie King, Little Pink Anderson, Dave McGrew, PeeWee Hayes, Gerald Robinson, Tad Walters, Jeffrey Scott
There are a limited number of tickets available for this once-in-a-lifetime event - get them before they're gone!
Location:Shared Visions Retreat Center, 3717 Murphy School Rd, Durham, NC 27705
As an Artist Sponsor you’ll get two VIP weekend passes* which give you front row seating to all performances, a personalized signed copy of "We are the Music Makers: Preserving the Soul of America's Music", a new book written by Tim and Denise Duffy, along with the 20th Anniversary compilation album.
In addition, you’ll be invited to have dinner and hang out with the artists after the panel discussion and before the evening show. You can catch up with the musicians, wander the exhibit, and chat with staff!
Help us make this Music Maker Homecoming the biggest, best authentic Blues event ever! Your sponsorship of an artist would mean so much!
*Sponsor VIP passes do not include lodging, meals (except Friday and Saturday evening) or transportation.