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Heritage Blues Orchestra

Sep 5, 2014
8 p.m.

6000 Hermann Park Drive
Houston, Texas 77030 United States

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Phone: 281-FREE-FUN or 281-373-3386

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A vigorous mash-up of blues, gospel and jazz, Heritage Blues Orchestra’s music is an inspiring testament to the enduring power and beauty of African-American music.

The grit of low-down country and urban blues with the bold brass of New Orleans; the hand-clapping fervor of gospel punctuated with fiery postmodern, jazz-infused horn arrangements; the haunting cries of work songs and pulsating drums that reach back to the real roots of it all.

You’ll journey across the Middle Passage, be driven down Highway 49 from Clarksdale to New Orleans, go from chain gangs and juke joints to orchestra pits, church pews and even back porches. 

This is a ticketed event for the covered seating area. Free tickets are available (4 per person over age 16 while they last) at the Miller Outdoor Theatre box office the day of the performance between the hours of 10:30am-1pm. If tickets remain at 1pm, the box office will re-open one hour before show time to distribute the remaining tickets. As always, open seating on the hill.

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When it comes to entertainment, this one's a real breath of fresh air.
And it's absolutely FREE.