GRAMMY Museum to open Stevie Ray Vaughan Exhibit

GRAMMY Museum Mississippi will host a concert headlined by Wes Sheffield and the Slowburners on Wednesday, June 29 to celebrating the opening of its second special exhibit, Pride & Joy:  The Texas Blues of Stevie Ray Vaughan.

Seventeen-year-old blues guitar phenom, Christone “Kingfish” Ingram will open the “Celebration of Pride & Joy:  The Texas Blues of Stevie Ray Vaughan” event.

Show starts at 7:30 p.m. and tickets are $15 in advance and $20 the day of the performance. Tickets can be purchased online, by calling the Museum box office at 662-441-0100, or in person at the Museum at 800 West Sunflower Road, Cleveland, Miss. Food and drinks will be available for purchase on the Museum grounds.

Wes Sheffield | Photo by Todd Wolfson

Wes Sheffield | Photo by Todd Wolfson

Curated by the GRAMMY Museum® at L.A. LIVE, the Pride & Joy:  The Texas Blues of Stevie Ray Vaughan exhibit opens June 30 and will offer visitors an in-depth look at the iconic career of legendary bluesman Stevie Ray Vaughan.  Jimmie Vaughan, Stevie’s brother, serves as a guest curator of the exhibit.

Built and operated by the Cleveland Music Foundation — a non-profit organization developed in 2011 — the 28,000-square-foot GRAMMY Museum Mississippi is located Delta State University, home of the Delta Music Institute’s Entertainment Industry Studies program, which features the most unique audio recording facilities in the South. GRAMMY Museum Mississippi is dedicated to exploring the past, present and future of music, and the cultural context from which it emerges, while casting a focused spotlight on the deep musical roots of Mississippi. The Museum features a dynamic combination of public events, educational programming, engaging multimedia presentations, and interactive permanent and traveling exhibits, including a Mississippi-centric area that introduces visitors to the impact of Mississippi’s songwriters, producers and musicians on the traditional and modern music landscape.

For more info about GRAMMY Museum Mississippi, visit www.grammymuseumms.org

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