Medical cost fundraising/Luther

Marcia Selko mselko01@MAIL.BCPL.LIB.MD.US
Mon Jul 21 00:28:54 EDT 1997


Stephanie Manna wrote:
>
>      James Peterson has been doing some fundraising for Luther Allison's
> medical costs on his latest tour. So far, the folks in
> Elmira,Buffalo,Utica,NY and Toronto,Ontario have been giving. James
> collected about $450 Canadian last night at the Heineken Soul &
> Bluesfestival. He called me at 2:30 AM and was so excited that people were
> responding so well. So bring your checkbooks to any of his gigs on this
> month long tour and help Luther with the bills. I am organizing a fundraiser
> for Sept.22,Monday at Stevie Rays,in Louisville; a day James has off and
> will be able to perform at. I am asking any touring or local musicians in
> the area at that time who would be able to perform at the benefit to contact
> me. The sooner I know the better I can publicize the event.  I met Luther
> Allison in Paris,France in December; he saw in the paper that James was
> playing at Quai du Blues, came out to the show and jammed on stage with
> James for at least an hour and stayed the rest of the night to visit. James
> hadn't seen Luther since back in the 70s when he had the Governors Inn. He
> was really honored that Luther came out to the show and the two of them
> really enjoyed themselves. Its our turn to show him our support. Stephanie
>
> Once In A Blue Moon
> Stephanie Manna
> PO Box 197006
> Louisville,KY 40259
> Agent,manager,publicist for James Peterson.
> Check out his website: http://malaco.com/blues/jpeterson
Keep up the good work all. God Know Luther deserves it.
Marcia Selko
BBS





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