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Willie Dixon's 100th Birthday celebration in Vicksburg

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VICKSBURG, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

The Vicksburg Blues Society will present a special concert and celebration honoring the Willie Dixon Centennial Memorial on Sunday, July 5, at the Vicksburg City Auditorium.

The Vicksburg native Willie Dixon was a Grammy Award winning blues singer.

The show will feature Mississippi International Blues Challenge Winners Eddie Cotton and Mr. Sipp, The Mississippi Blues Child.

 Special guest artists include performances by: Bernard Jenkins Band, King Edward, Zechariah Lloyd, Ben Wiley Payton and London Branch, Bud “Dr. Who” Carson and Mark Doyle, Artis Brown and James Bell, Bobby D. Benison, and Kern Pratt and Denise Owen.

Special presentations by the Willie Dixon Blues Heaven Foundation and the Artie “Blues Boy” White Youth Scholarship Foundation.

 Food and Beverage concessions provided by LD’s.

Click here for tickets or purchase them at any of these locations at Michel’s Music Shop, LD’s Kitchen or Walnut Hills Restaurant ,all located in Vicksburg.

For more information, click here to visit Vicksburg Blues website or call at 601-630-6039.

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