Black n’Da Blues Concert
In Black ‘n da Blues, Arkansas Delta musicians explore the relationship between legacies of race and artistic expression – locally, nationally and beyond. The event is being produced in partnership with The Delta Cultural Center, The Elaine Legacy Center and the Remember 2019 Collective.
24-year-old Arkansas bluesman Marcus “Mookie” Cartwright is an impassioned guitarist and singer with an infectious smile. He is also one of a small-but-mighty group of young, African-American blues players keeping the music alive in the land where it was born. He is a frequent musical guest on Helena’s legendary King Biscuit Time radio show and a regular at many regional blues events, including Clarksdale, Mississippi’s annual Juke Joint Festival.
Mr. “Gone For Good” has performed with R&B greats such as: Denise LaSalle, Marvin Sease, O.V. Wright, Ted Taylor, Little Milton Campbell, B.B. King, Bobby Blue Bland, The Temptations, Bobby Womack, The Commodores – Rock & Rollers: Little Richard, Fats Domino, Rush, Kansas, Aerosmith and more. He has toured all 50 states in USA, Toured Europe, Canada, Japan(Pan-Am Tour) (10 times). Appeared on TV Shows such as: Soul Train and American Bandstand.
Free with online registration.