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wednesdays in february 2014

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special event!

      AND THANK YOU PRIME LIVING MAGAZINE!! Post by Marshall, Texas, The Birthplace of Boogie Woogie.

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Grateful to American Blues Scene Magazine

We’re grateful to American Blues Scene Magazine for posting this remembrance of Omar Sharriff, Marshall’s master of blues and boogie woogie piano, who died two years ago on this day, Jan. 8, 2012. Sharing this post from our facebook page: … Continue reading

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Boogie Woogie 101

Here’s a video presentation on the history – thanks for watching.

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Historical Vignettes

You might enjoy reading these Historical Vignettes of  People & Places of Interest to the Birthplace of Boogie Woogie.  So many wonderful and talented individuals have lived here, worked here or helped pave the way, and we’ll be adding more to this … Continue reading

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Boogie Woogie Wednesday

We present blues, jazz, rock, joy and boogie woogie at our weekly Wednesday show. It’s a hit! See more on the WEDNESDAYS page.

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November & December 2013

Boogie Woogie Wednesdays continue every week in November and December at the OS2 Pub from 7 to 9 pm. Closed on Christmas Day. The final Second Saturday Concert of 2013 is Nov. 9 on Telegraph Stage. Dancing in the streets … Continue reading

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From Boogie Woogie to Rock ‘n Roll

“Down The Road Apiece” is a good example of how Boogie Woogie never went away; it influenced everything and created rock ‘n roll. It’s a great song, from the boogie woogie original to the decades of covers by Chuck Berry, … Continue reading

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Grand Opening

The eagerly-awaited grand opening of the Harrison County Historical Museum is Second Saturday Weekend in September. The museum is housed in the beautifully restored 1901 Harrison County Courthouse. A great weekend to come to Marshall for Main Street’s all-day festival, … Continue reading

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