Papa Mali’s SXSW Fundraiser

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Papa Mali’s 1st Annual Hoodoo Blues & BBQ Fundraiser During SXSW

Papa Mali
Announcing Papa Mali’s Hoodoo Blues & BBQ
Sat Mar 21, 1:30 to 6:00 p.m.
100% Proceeds to Benefit Diverse Arts

Location: Kenny Dorham’s Backyard
1106 E. 11th Street , Austin, Texas 78702
( 3 blks east of I-35, next to the Victory Grill)

Named for the legendary jazz trumpeter and East Austinite, Kenny Dorham’s Backyard is DiverseArts outdoor music venue, located in the heart of the historic East End cultural district, just down the street from Kenny Dorham’s last home in Austin.

Home to the Austin Jazz and Arts Fest, East End Summer Music Series, SoulFest, and the Backyard Blues Series, the bulk of the live music programming honors the traditional African American music community – jazz, blues, rhythm and blues and gospel – once anchored along East 11th Street in classic venues such as the Victory Grill and Charlie’s Playhouse.

DiverseArts uses this space to pursue our mission of presenting multidisciplinary, multicultural events and activities which mirror the face of contemporary Austin.

The Line up:
1:30 Gate
2:00 The Rooster Blues
3:00 Greyhounds
4:00 Topaz & Mudphonic
5:00 Papa Mali and Friends

$5 cover – Kids 12 and under free

For more info on this terrific lineup check out JamBase’s reviews of Papa Mali’s Do Your Thing, Topaz & Mudphonic’s Music For Dorothy and the Greyhounds’ No Mas.

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