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Pinetop Perkins Foundation youth musicians to perform at The Lebanon Blues Festival

Class of 2022 Pinetop Perkins Foundation Masterclass Workshop
Pinetop Perkins Foundation
Class of 2022 Pinetop Perkins Foundation Masterclass Workshop

Listen to The Blues Revival host, Eric Henry, talk to David Tellman, from the Dayton Blues Society, about upcoming Pinetop Perkins Foundation participants' performance and a musical preview from youth musicians Xavier and Moses.

Bob Margolin with local Pinetop Perkins Foundation Masterclass participants will play at the Lebanon Blues Festival on Friday, August 5, at 6pm.

The Pinetop Perkins Foundation provides youths and young people the opportunity and encouragement to explore their interests in Blues music.

The four day workshop experience takes place in Clarksdale, Mississippi with music director, and Muddy Waters’ guitar player, Bob Margolin. The yearly masterclass provides scholarships to qualifying students to ensure that all young musicians have equal opportunity.

Learn more about the Pinetop Perkins Foundation on their website.

Digital production by Selah Griffin.

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For as long as he can remember, Eric Henry has been a connoisseur of many types of tone and music. He was raised in Xenia among a family of many players and appreciators of music of all kinds. Eric gravitated towards the genres that included expressive electric guitar- especially “The Blues” and its many offshoots.