Please support the Mississippi John Hurt Blues Foundation



To preserve the family and musical history of Mississippi John Hurt.

To expose disadvantaged urban and rural children to folk/blues music by providing educational opportunities and on-hand experience.

To nurture any aspiring musicians in the field of folk/blues by providing performance opportunities and scholarship assistance.

To promote an appreciation of African American culture as it relates to the foundation of music by providing students with an in-depth study.


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