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June 7, 2011

Previewing the R&B Program Line-Up

The R&B program will present a fantastic line-up of artists. A special evening with Gamble and Huff is scheduled for July 10th; Miss Martha Reeves will be performing on July 1st; and a Soul Train dance party will be taking place on June 30th.

Artists performing June 30 through July 4:
· The Funk Brothers
· Nat Dove
· The National Hand Dance Association
· Shirley Jones of The Jones Girls
· Sonny Til’s Orioles
· Stax Music Academy
· Jerry “Swamp Dogg” Williams

Artists performing July 7 through 11:
· The Dixie Cups®
· Fernando Jones
· Fred Wesley and The New  JBs
· The Jewels
· The Monitors
· Smooth and Easy Hand Dance Institute
· The Swallows

Comments
  • David Ballard

    Sounds great, we’ll be there during the first week.

  • David Ballard

    By the way, it would be nice if you would indicate where the artists are from.

    • http://folk1a.si.edu Sojin Kim

      Regions indicated here specify where the artists are originally from. In several cases, the artists are now living elsewhere.
      Artists performing June 30 through July 4:
      · The Funk Brothers (Detroit, MI)
      · Nat Dove (Mumford, TX)
      · The National Hand Dance Association (D.C. Metro Area)
      · Shirley Jones of The Jones Girls (Detroit, MI)
      · Sonny Til’s Orioles (Baltimore, MD)
      · Stax Music Academy (Memphis, TN)
      · Jerry “Swamp Dogg” Williams (Portsmouth, VA)

      Artists performing July 7 through 11:
      · The Dixie Cups® (New Orleans, LA)
      · Fernando Jones (Chicago, IL)
      · Fred Wesley and The New  JBs (Mobile, AL)
      · The Jewels (D.C.)
      · The Monitors (Wilson, NC)
      · Smooth and Easy Hand Dance Institute (D.C. Metro Area)
      · The Swallows (Baltimore, Maryland)

  • Miss A. Yummy Tyler

    Will there be special people to MC these programs?

  • herb

    what are the dates and times of the various shows