The Kentucky Center For African American Heritage Presents:
The Soul of Russell Arts & Cultural Festival
Celebrating the blues and jazz traditions in Kentucky.
1701 W. Mohammad Ali Blvd. – Louisville, KY 40203
Friday, August 24, 2018 (7-10 PM)
Saluting Past Blues and Jazz Giants from Kentucky
Mistress of Ceremonies: Kimberly Vaughn
The Glamour Girl of Comedy
Tanita Gaines, Karan Chavis, Carla Reisert, & the Mid West Creole Ensemble, will perform music remembering Mary Anne Fisher, Helen Humes, Sara Martin, Barrington “Boogie” Martin, William “Roach” Coch ram, and special tribute to Bluesman Steve Ferguson.
Saturday, August 25, 2018 ( 1-4 PM)
Free and Open to the Public
Kentucky Music from 1840s – 1920s
1 :00- 2:15 pm – Doug Van Bruen Gallery Talk about the Exhibition by the Kentucky Music Heritage Foundation currently on display at KCAAH From Jug Band to Blues and Jazz
2:30 – 4:00 pm – Michael L. Jones, and Keith S. Clements will facilitate a presentation and discussion about the rich history of Jug Band Music the origin of Blues and Jazz in Kentucky.
Saturday, August 25, 2018 (7-10 PM)
Soulful Sounds of Derbytown
Mistress of Ceremonies: Kimberly Vaughn The Glamour Girl of Comedy
Robbie Bartlett, Marjorie Marshall, Paula Yarbrough,