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Houston Blues Museum Inc

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Causes: Arts & Culture, Museums

Mission: The Houston Blues Museum's mission is to build a permanent home for the artifacts that tell the story of the blues musicians and blues music of Houston and the Gulf Coast.

Results: The Board of the Houston Blues Museum was accepted into the Pre-Incubator program at Houston Arts Alliance and is now steadily growning in to a world class museum.

Programs: Duke/Peacock Revue is a musical retrospective of the hits from1949 to 1973 including Big Mama Thornton's 'Hound Dog'. The musical revue is played in four parts to represent the four distict sounds Don Robey developed over the life of the record label.

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Rating: 5

The Houston Blues museum is Vital part of our community-Not only for Houston but the entire gulf south region.Its a living, breathing entity which chronicles the Rich history of the music that defines and enriches and shapes our lives.I have been fortunate to be a part of this endeavor.My life has changed being a part of this wonderful organization.I have met the Great Blues artists,and also wonderful people associated in Every aspect of the Blues music we dearly love.The Blues music is like a rich mosiac where every person contributes and grows in the process of evolving as we learn about the history of the Blues music that we hold dear to us.We are changed because of this and we are grateful.:O)We have to know where we came from to understand where we are going.:O)steve hawes