The Blind Boys of Alabama with Ben Heppner

The Blind Boys of Alabama with Ben Heppner

Sat Sep 23 2017/ 8pm

Chan Center

Since the the original members of The Blind Boys of Alabama met in the late 1930s, this historic ensemble has been innovating and thriving. Recognized as a significant musical force of the civil rights movement in the 1960s, the groups’ sizable and far reaching career also includes in the 1960s, the group sizable and far-reaching career also includes five GRAMMY Awards, including one for Lifetime Achievement hip collaborations with he likes of Tom Waits, Peter Gabriel, and Willie Nelson; and invitations to perform for three U.S presidents.

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