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Wednesday, January 30, 2008

Fruteland Jackson

Just received this from Illinois blues. Fruteland is doing blues in schools in the Quadcities, and will perform in Bettendorf and Davenport Iowa.

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Mississippi Valley Blues Society - Davenport, IA

Blues Artist Fruteland Jackson to Perform and Teach - Award-winning blues educator Fruteland Jackson will be in Quad-Cities schools and colleges the week of February 4-8 for a Blues in the Schools residency sponsored by the Mississippi Valley Blues Society .

Fruteland will also present two open-to-the-public f
ree performances: Tuesday, Feb. 5—Bettendorf Library, 7 p.m. and Wednesday, Feb. 6—Mojo’s at the River Music Experience in Davenport, 7 p.m.

“Fruteland Jackson is a rare blues talent, and we’re lucky to be able to host him again,” says Ann Ring, chair of the MVBS Education Committee. “He’s one of our most-requested artists-in-residence, so we know area teachers and kids are looking forward to his visit.”

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