The Blues, women have them too!

Thu, Nov 30 2023
5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Macon Library

Heritage Ambassadors Immigrant Services live music


Beareather Reddy and her band, Alva Nelson, Ayodele Maakheru, and George Gray, present a multimedia, musical performance that highlights the history and monumental contributions made by women in the world of Blues music. Audience participation is welcomed and truly encouraged. 

 

Beareather Reddy, vocalist/songwriter/actress/producer, radio host; a native of Sylvania, Georgia, received a B.A. from the University of Massachusetts in Performance Arts. She is the producer of the Big Eyed Blues Festival, the Ocean Hill Folk Festival, and has introduced national and international performers to the community. Ms. Reddy is the founder and president of the Brooklyn Blues Society and considers herself a "Champion for the Blues". She received the "Woman of Distinction Award" in 2016 and was inducted in the New York Blues Hall of Fame. 

Immigrant Services Program

Brooklyn Public Library’s Folk Arts program is supported by funds from the New York State Council on the Arts.

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Add to My Calendar 11/30/2023 05:30 pm 11/30/2023 07:30 pm America/New_York The Blues, women have them too!

Beareather Reddy and her band, Alva Nelson, Ayodele Maakheru, and George Gray, present a multimedia, musical performance that highlights the history and monumental contributions made by women in the world of Blues music. Audience participation is welcomed and truly encouraged. 

 

Beareather Reddy, vocalist/songwriter/actress/producer, radio host; a native of Sylvania, Georgia, received a B.A. from the University of Massachusetts in Performance Arts. She is the producer of the Big Eyed Blues Festival, the Ocean Hill Folk Festival, and has introduced national and international performers to the community. Ms. Reddy is the founder and president of the Brooklyn Blues Society and considers herself a "Champion for the Blues". She received the "Woman of Distinction Award" in 2016 and was inducted in the New York Blues Hall of Fame. 

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