Tedeschi Trucks Band Announces Performance On Historic Delta Blues Site

first_imgOn April 24th, the Tedeschi Trucks Band will perform an outdoor show at an incredibly historic location, Dockery Farms. Located just east of Cleveland, Miss., it was the home of blues pioneer Charley Patton, who taught locals including Howlin’ Wolf and Pops Staples. Dockery Farms is considered one of the holy sites of the Delta Blues and draws visitors from all over the world. The non-profit Dockery Farms Foundation is focused on preserving the historic property and facilitating public interest in its musical and agricultural heritage, and TTB’s visit is highly anticipated among fans.TTB is touring on the heels of their new album Let Me Get By, which was released in January. The Dockery show provides a rare example to catch the band in an intimate and historical setting. “This couldn’t come at a better time, soon after the release of the band’s latest album and at a time when they are playing to sold-out venues in Nashville, Chicago, New York City and Washington, D.C.” said Carolyn Powers, co-chair of the Dockery Farms Foundation.Bill Lester, executive director of the Dockery Farms Foundation, added, “The Tedeschi Trucks Band is just on fire right now, and we expect a high level of excitement that they will be coming here to play.”More information and tickets are available on the Dockery Farms website.last_img

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