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The Spiritual Roots of American Blues with LadyJ Griot

The Spiritual Roots of American Blues with LadyJ Griot
At Eye of Horus
910 W Lake St, Minneapolis
Call 612-872-1292 for info


Availability: Space is limited; register today!
Product Code: CLS-LADYJ

January 25th (Friday), 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
What is the Blues? Is the Blues really only about a good woman losing her man after five long years? Is the Blues about healing the sick and raising the dead? Does the Blues really tell you how to get your mojo working?

The LadyJ Griot says yes...yes, it does. The Blues tells you all that and much more. Let LadyJ Griot "work the roots" and take you on a musical journey to help you form your own answer. You only have to listen to the Blues with feelin' and let LadyJ Griot conjure up the magic of the Blues for you!

LadyJ will be on hand to discuss her new audiobook, Drawing Down The Blessings, and to give you insight into the hidden spirituality of the Blues. It's music, magic, and wisdom all at once. Don't miss out on this unique experience!

About the Presenter:
For 25 years, Veteran radio and television personality, Jacquie Maddix (a.k.a. Lady J) has broadcast, produced and showcased the Blues on radio, television and on stage. Since 2002, she has educated, entertained and informed audiences about the Blues as an emcee and performer at various venues around the state of Minnesota at numerous clubs and festivals. Ms. Maddix now presents a unique way to preserve this vital facet of African-American culture. Using live music and the oral tradition known as story-telling. Jacquie Maddix through LadyJ Griot connects the audience to the history of the Blues, showing the link between many of the religio-spiritual references found in the music to the ancient African tribal practices that the slaves carried with them from the old country to the New World.
  • Location: Eye of Horus, 910 W Lake St, Minneapolis, MN 55408
  • 612-872-1292

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