Los Angeles, CA (January 26, 2010)–The Grammy Museum is hosting a variety of activities in the days leading up to the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards show on Sunday, January 31.
On Thursday, January 28 at 8 p.m., Mississippi musicians David “Honeyboy” Edwards, Hubert Sumlin, Eddie Cotton, Dorothy Moore, and The Williams Brothers perform and celebrate their musical heritage on the Grammy Sound Stage at The Grammy Museum.
Current nominees in the Best Hawaiian Music Album category Tia Carrere, Daniel Ho, Amy Hainaiali’i, George Kahumoku Jr., and Jeff Petersen perform on the Grammy Sound Stage on Friday, January 29, at 7:30 p.m.
The Grammy Museum presents the second annual Grammy Children’s Music Celebration on Saturday, January 30 at 12 noon. The program will feature performances by all six nominees in the Best Musical Album for Children field, as well as spirited passages from the nominees in the Best Spoken Word Album for Children category. Featured performers include Ziggy Marley, Buck Howdy, Milkshake, Jonathan Sprout, Dean Pitchford, Greg & Steve, Cathy Fink, Marcy Marxer, Christylez Bacon, and others.
Current Grammy nominees The Magnolia Sisters, Cedric Watson et Bijou Creole, Zachary Richard, and C.C. Adcock will perform and celebrate the music of Louisiana on the Grammy Sound Stage on Saturday, January 30 at 8:30 p.m.
Running through Friday, January 29, the Museum will also host local school groups every day. On Tuesday, January 26 and Thursday, January 28, students will screen the documentary Six Generations of the Blues with Ward Emling, director of Mississippi’s Film Office, and filmmaker Lynn Orman. On Wednesday, January 27, students will enjoy performances and engage in a Q&A session with Louisiana musicians Cedric Watson, Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews, and C.C. Adcock. On Thursday, after screening the film, students will hear from Peavey Electronics founder Hartley Peavey and 2010 Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award recipient David “Honeyboy” Edwards, during sound check for Mississippi Night at The Grammy Museum. Finally, on Friday, January 29, nominees in the Best Hawaiian Music Album category will perform and discuss their musical heritage with students.
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