Sunday, October 19, 2014

High-pitched voices and tightly-strung guitars celebrate Leadbelly at Ledbetter gravesite, Shiloh Baptist Church, Mooringsport, Louisiana, 1 pm, Sat, Oct 25

The annual Leadbelly Era Celebration, a graveside memorial jam, will be held at 1 p.m. on Sat, Oct 25, at the Shiloh Baptist Church graveyard in Mooringsport, Louisiana, says Kathryn Hobgood Ray. Louisiana musicians will gather at the grave of Huddie “Leadbelly” Ledbetter, 10395 Blanchard Latex Rd, to perform his songs. All are welcome.

Kathryn Hobgood Ray, 504-650-1238, Danny Wilder, 318-751-2733

Directions to Shiloh Baptist Church: Take I-20 Exit 3 (LA -169), North 10 miles to Caddo Parish #6. (a.k.a. Blanchard-Latex Rd.). Turn left on Caddo Parish #6, drive 2.6 miles to Shiloh Baptist Church.

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