Monday October 5, 2015 at 8:00 AM CDT
Tuesday October 6, 2015 at 8:00 PM CDT

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Heather MIller 
The Delta Center for Culture and Learning 


Delta Music Institute at Delta State University 
1003 W. Sunflower Road
Cleveland, MS 38733

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Due to popular demand, preregistration for the 2015 International Conference on the Blues is full.

 However, walk-up registration will be open on Monday and Tuesday, October 5-6. We look forward to seeing you there. Faculty and students who wish to attend events as a class should plan to arrive at least 5-10 minutes early.


You are cordially invited to attend the second annual International Conference on the Blues, to be held at Delta State University, on October 5-6, 2015. 

Topics of general interest to scholars and enthusiasts alike will be presented, including the African American musical tradition and its influence on American music and culture; the Blues; folklore; history; ethnicity; and the Delta.

Special guest artists and presenters will include Dom Flemmons and Bill Ferris. 

Cleveland, Mississippi, recently named by Smithsonian Magazine as #2 of the top 20 small cities to visit in the country, is located 45 minutes from the Greenville (MS) Airport and approximately two hours from the Memphis (TN) and Jackson (MS) airports. Cleveland is the future home of the GRAMMY Museum Mississippi, which is scheduled to open in 2015.

For more information, please visit www.deltastate.edu/blues