Wednesday, June 07, 2006
Gospel get-down at Municipal Auditorium Sat, June 10, 7 pm; Bluebirds open with Brady Blade, Jr, on drums
Reverend Eddie Giles, Shreveport soul music legend and currently Program Director at KOKA am gospel radio, is producer-director of the show. One of the attractions will be Reverend Al and Passion Lewis. Reverend Al was former bandleader for Archie Bell & the Drells ("Tighten Up"). Also performing will be the legendary Dr. W. Elbert "Eddie" Giles and Family, the Taylor Crew, the Samuels Brothers of Alexandria, the Gospel Movements, and the SSQCL Mass Choir.
The Bluebirds, aka the Flett Bros, will celebrate their 20th with a short set (about 30 minutes, says Bruce Flett) at 7pm. Joining them will be drummer Brady Blade, Jr, Reverend Eddie Giles and legendary Shreveport soul singer Dori Grayson (I remember her from the Glass Hat and the 3 Dimension Clubs). Miki Honeycutt will sing “River of People”, and Pastor B.L. Blade will also sing a song backed by the Bluebirds.
Doors open at 6pm.
Tickets at $10 and $5 for children and Seniors.
Presented by The Radio Group and Friends of Municipal.
Pardon me if I add Highly Recommended.