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…over the winter we are OPEN ONCE A MONTH the FIRST SUNDAY at 4 PM … IT IS A JAM SESSION
Birthplace of Blues Legend D.C. Minner, he and his wife/bassist Selby came in off 12 years of touring with their band blues on the move and created the
The Down Home Blues club (1988). . Dusk Til dawn Festival (1991)
. . Oklahoma Blues Hall of Fame (2004). . . D.C. Minner Rentiesville Museum (2015) & the FOR Blues Society – you can join!
This winter we will work to create some new Exhibits, funded by the USDA Rural Development and the Humanities Council so we will have a meeting:
check out — D.C. Minner’s DUSK TIL DAWN BLUES FESTIVAL
EVERY LABOR DAY WEEKEND 2018 dates are August 31, Sept 1 & 2
We made the cut! Top Ten!
“10 Awesome Music Festivals to Check Out this Summer” from the National Geographic! We were the only North American Festival chosen!
MORE ON THE BLUES FESTIVAL http://dcminnerblues.com/about/
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Google maps at at Oklahoma Blues Hall of Fame they may tell you “Corner of John Hope Franklin Blvd or Gertrude Av at 11 th Street–Same place …all right here in RENTIESVILLE! Events:
FREE Camping (must have a wristband) Electric Hookups for RVs are available 918 855 0978
https://youtu.be/R4RRdIKOguQ great documentary by Kari Barber
PRESS RELEASE Selby @ (918) 855-0978 Rentiesville Dusk til Dawn Blues Festival 2016 – 27th Annual 2017 www.dcminnerblues.com email@example.com f book DC Minner Rentiesville Museum OR Selby Minner Band we are @ I – 40 / US 69 . 70 mi SE of Tulsa, 125 Mi E of OKC Fri Sat Sun of Labor Day Weekend September 1 – 3 2017 5 pm til 5 am $15/ day @ gate Kids Free under 12
Down Home Blues, Oklahoma Style – 200 musicians; 30 actson 3 stages; a showcase of regional OK blues and 4 international headliners; Kids free – Kid’s Village; volunteer 3 hours, get in free and ½ off on a T shirt; come join the fun! Mark your calendar for Labor Day Weekend; come to the longest running big blues fest in OK, held at The Authentic Juke Joint for the Millennium! Presented by F.O.R. Blues Inc., Selby Minner, the D.C. Minner Rentiesville Museum, and the best VOLUNTEERS and SPONSORS.
The festival takes place in Rentiesville, the childhood home of famed blues guitarist D.C. Minner, who founded the OBHOF in 2004 with his wife, Selby Minner. This year’s blues festival again brings in 200 performers from across Oklahoma and the US. D.C. Minner, in 6 Halls of Fame, is also an inductee of the Rhythm & Routes Oklahoma Music Trail. Visit the Rhythm & Routes website to learn more about the places in Oklahoma that inspired his career, listen to his music and browse an online collection of photos and videos. “The Oklahoma Film + Music Office (OF + MO) is thrilled for the continued success of the OBHOF” said OF + MO Deputy Director of Music Lindsey Flowers. “As an honoree on the Rhythm and Routes Oklahoma Music Trail, D.C. Minner has brought national attention to Oklahoma’s legendary blues music culture and this year’s Rentiesville celebrations will continue to honor his legacy.”
Selby Minner Blues on the Move with Dan ‘Oklahoma Slim’
lots of Jam sessions in Rentiesville … Party every FIRST SUNDAY of the month from 4 pm on in Rentiesville at the Blues Club We are 70 miles W of Fort Smith, 70 miles SE of Tulsa 125 miles E of OKC …we are 2 exits N of I-40 up US 69….918 855 0978.
Berry Harris OBHOF inductee Family Farm turned venue – Oklahoma’s most authentic Juke Joint created by D.C. Minner, born on the spot. . . raised here in his Grandma Lura’s Corn Whiskey House first opened in 1936 when D.C. was one year old. This Blues Legend used to like to say he went from the ‘house of shame’ to 6 halls of fame! he actually morphed the place from Miss Lura’s Cozy Corner INTO the Oklahoma Blues Hall of Fame. PHOTOS of Inductees OBHOF 2016 for the wall Certificates Complete OBHOF 2016 Selby and her slide guitar tells Rentiesville story:https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=417252397972&set=vb.820502972&type=2&theater Alice April catches the Minner Band – Selby and Dan Ortiz – at the festival http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=azata5jRcB0&feature=youtu.be
Induction Postcard….refrigerator magnet …..Selby inducts Freddie Lee Rice at Rentiesville OBHOF Please check www.facebook.com/SelbyMinnerBand for band info and gig updates HOW to FIND US: http://www.travelok.com/listings/view.profile/id.2339….do NOT use GPS… try mapquest for Rentiesville or the above link…Google maps…. 27th annual D.C. Minner Dusk til Dawn Blues Festival is Sept1. 2. 3… ... Lil Ed and Mato Nanji and Norman Jackson Band, Johnny Rawls, Jimmy Preacher Ellis, Leon Blue, Berry Harris and many more TBA over Labor Day Weekend.www.dcminnerblues.com for more info.
We are 70 miles W of Fort Smith, 70 miles SE of Tulsa 125 miles E of OKC …we are 2 exits N of I-40 up US 69….918 855 0978.
The Exhibit went to Connors Library in Warner… nice write up This exhibit became the beginning of the D.C. Minner Rentiesville Museum…. one of D.C. ‘s dreams coming true! OBHOF 2015 PHOTOS for the wall check this out! East Central Oklahoma Electric gives FOR Blues Inc a check for AC!!! and for a new COMPUTER!~~!Thanks EOCE!!! Thanks for your support! All input welcome! Selby Minner F.O.R. Blues Inc. (918) 855 0978 google-site-verification=fVOYBpQRI_1eY1JTtZvm3bsCrej1T0VSNwM0-NPNy3I
call 918 855 0978 anytime for UPCOMING DATES for Selby Minner Dan OK Slim and Blues on the Move Band CHECK Selby Minner – friend me – for FANTASTIC Festival Photos!!!!!! Press Release Guitar Shorty Inducted to OBHOFNew OpenDocument Text A JAM In the earlier days with Pat Moss, Selby on Guitar, Tiki on Bass https://www.facebook.com/darcy.hicks.9/videos/t.100000558008352/101532636551080/?type=3&theater
The Festival is Labor Day Weekend
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