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    Fri, 16 Dec 2011 10:36:39

    The Roots, Keb' Mo' + More to Play Robert Johnson Tribute in March - It takes place at NYC's Apollo on March 6

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    A special March 6 tribute concert at New York's historic Apollo Theater is taking shape and will celebrate the centennial of blues hero Robert Johnson. The initial lineup includes The Roots, Shemekia Copeland, Bettye LaVette, Taj Mahal, Keb' Mo', Sam Moore and Todd Rundgren, with more participating acts to be announced soon.

    Proceeds from the concert will provide funding for the building of the Blues Hall of Fame in Memphis, Tennessee.

    Do you plan to attend? Who is your favorite blues artist?

    —Katie Sheehan
    12.16.11



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