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03.04.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By David Luhrssen
The blind were literally leading the blind as the singers took the stage in single file, hands on the shoulders before them. Resplendent in white suits, black shirts and shades, the Blind Boys of Alabama were greeted by a delirious crowd last year at the legendary Tipitina club. The concert is out now on a DVD called The BlindBoys of Alabama Live in New Orleans. Formed in 1939, the Blind ...
Thursday, Oct. 9, 2008

Tonight @ the Potawatomi Bingo Casino - 8 p.m.

Two of the most enduring musical institutions of the past century team up for a shared 8 p.m. bill at the Potawatomi Bingo Casino’s Northern Lights Theater tonight: The Blind Boys of Alabama, an ensemble of blind gospel singers that has been performing for six decades now, and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band, perhaps the most famous of all the New Orleans jazz collectives, a group that has been playing traditional New Orleans...