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Blind Boys of Alabama

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Mar 24, 2017 – 8:00 PM

620 T St NW
Washington, DC 20001 Map

  • The Blind Boys Of Alabama

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$17.50 - $50
The Blind Boys Of Alabama: Inspirational, heart-felt, and homegrown; The Bind Boys of Alabama have captivated audiences since forming in 1939. The majority of the band-members, including the three lead vocalists, are blind. The group formed at the Alabama Institute of the Blind and Deaf as students and have been recording and touring together for seventy years! The Blind Boys of Alabama tour dates are currently scheduled and will have the blues-gospel group playing at select venues throughout 2011. Don't miss a date on The Blind Boys of Alabama concert schedule (2011); Use Eventful as your source for The Blind Boys of Alabama tour dates and venue information.

The Blind Boys of Alabama released their debut album, I Can See Everybody's Mother But Mine, in 1948 and have been a consistent force on the Gospel scene ever since. After fifty years in the industry, The Blind Boys of Alabama received national attention in the 2000s. They won four Grammy Awards for Best Traditional Soul Gospel Album between 2002 and 2005 and received the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2009.

Their mainstream attention continued throughout the decade and their music was featured in TV shows such as The Wire and Lost. In 2010, The Blind Boys of Alabama were invited to performed for President Obama alongside Bob Dylan, Natalie Cole, and Smokey Robinson. Most recently, the band released Take The HIgh Road in April, 2011 and embarked on a national Australian tour. Currently on tour in the US, The Blind Boys of Alabama concert schedule has performances scheduled throughout the year. Don't miss a date on The Blind Boys of Alabama concert schedule (2011); Use Eventful as your source for The Blind Boys of Alabama tour dates and venue information.

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