Ma Bessi’s Blues Troupe
Wednesday, October 23
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Ma Bessie (Julia Titus) and her Blues Troupe (internationally renowned drummer, Sam Kelly, with Musical Director Paul Jobson on piano, Tony Qunta on acoustic guitar, Marianne Windham on upright bass, Clare Hirst on sax/clarinet and Kevin Davy on trumpet) perform to a narrated show, featuring music from the era and showcasing many of Bessie’s songs. The show chronicles her life from a one-room shack in Blue Goose Hollow, to becoming the highest-paid black entertainer of that time, to the tragic accident on Route 61 in September 1937 that ended her life aged 43 years.
Wednesday, October 23 at 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location : Neuadd y Dderwen
Bookings are closed for this event.