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…over the winter we are OPEN ONCE A MONTH the FIRST SUNDAY at 4 PM … IT IS A JAM SESSION 

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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!

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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:
 
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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!

http://www.nationalgeographic.com/travel/travel-interests/arts-and-culture/best-summer-trips-music-festivals/

 “If you really want to get off the beaten path, check out this all-night blues festival in tiny Rentiesville, one of Oklahoma’s few surviving historically all-black towns. Night owls dig the blues from 5 p.m. to 5 a.m. for three days straight.”
Oklahoma has Chosen us too! Rhythm and Routes Blues Trail Link: Click here NOW

Dusk til Dawn Poster 2017 (1)MORE ON THE BLUES FESTIVAL  http://dcminnerblues.com/about/
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lil ED jumps   Selby smile great dark Web Ready   Sax player w FlashLIL ED poster in red
 
where: GPS coordinates are EW1030 and NS423 mail to 103020 D.C. Minner Street Checotah OK 7 4426

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


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https://youtu.be/R4RRdIKOguQ great documentary by Kari Barber

PRESS RELEASE Selby @ (918) 855-0978   DC on flag w guitarRentiesville Dusk til Dawn Blues Festival 2016 – 27th Annual 2017 www.dcminnerblues.com dcminner@windstream.net 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

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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.”

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 Selby Minner Blues on the Move with Dan ‘Oklahoma Slim’

  CHS Jazz Band at Fest
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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. blues club form the air  Berry Harris
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       OK FILM + MUSIC Press Release OBHOF Inductions May 2016 OBHOF flyer cropped2016  Bluea are Alive and Well Jerron Scott   Fred Rice receives awards  IMG_8648

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.
OBHOF logo Vectored       DSC01565   blues club    USDA their R Exhibit DC BP stage     RENTIESVILLE Museum POSTERDC Exhibit at CONNORS

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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! Selby 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 _MG_8528dancersJoann and stick puppet tent GREAT google-site-verification=fVOYBpQRI_1eY1JTtZvm3bsCrej1T0VSNwM0-NPNy3IdancersSunset arms out KB

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TS Henry Webb – from Bisbee, also from the Flock circa ’68
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Fillmore Slim Simms from San Francisco (originally New Orleans) a true entertainer!

Struggle and Hope COLLAGE greatcall 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

Harry Blackwell gets down
Harry Blackwell gets down
Bat Or Kalo and Selby jam
Bat Or Kalo and Selby jam

DD logo w lime green please click thru and see  Rentiesville BLUES FESTIVAL for Fest details

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Dan Oklahoma Slim Ortiz now in Blues on the Move and tearing em up with his guitar!

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Golf Tourney hole-in-one winners – The Muries get the keys from D.C. Minner at the Rentiesville Blues Club! Thanks Fenton Nissan
East deck at NITE
the east deck of the Blues Club during the Fest

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Broadway Jimmy from TX, OK, Los Angeles
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Ray Tubbs

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DUSK TIL DAWN image003BLUES FESTIVAL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fSGSo_Ykdf4 see                                                  RENTIESVILLE BLUES FEST link

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Slick Willie walks into the crowd DD 22. He will perform with his son this year on the Back Porch Stage Sat nite.

This WEB site was built by Selby Minner with TREMENDOUS ASSISTANCE from Mike Stewart available at 770-826-3662.   770-888-2276. He will help you own your own domain and everything!

Volunteering is the ultimate exercise in democracy. You vote in elections once a year, but when you volunteer, you vote every day about the kind of community you want to live in.
 – Marjorie Moore – and we love our volunteers! Impossible without them . . . and our sponsors too!dancers

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