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Calliope Center Stage, Pittsburgh Center for the ArtsPittsburgh, PA, United States

Calliope Center: Ernie Hawkins Band

Friday, April 29, 2011, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Calliope Center Stage, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, 6300 Fifth Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15232
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"Ernie Hawkins is an important link in the unbroken chain of blues and gospel artists. His guitaristry and love of the style is incomparable. From the Rev. Gary Davis into the future with his own style Ernie is one of the special ones!" -Jorma Kaukonen

Ernie Hawkins has played concerts, festivals, workshops, and millennium celebrations in the United States, Canada, Japan and Europe. He has hit every stop in the road from A Prairie Home Companion to Antone's and the Madrid Jazz Festival. Hawkins has played with blues greats including Son House, Mance Lipscomb, Fred McDowell, Jim Brewer, and the Rev. Gary Davis and appears on Maria Muldaur's Grammy and Handy Award nominated album Richland Woman Blues.

Don't miss this rare FULL BAND performance.

THIS SHOW IS A BENEFIT FOR CALLIOPE! All proceeds from this event will benefit Calliope programs, including our Educational Outreach Program through which we offer free music lessons to youth in the Pittsburgh area.

This show is ALL AGES and is held at Calliope's newly renovated space at Pittsburgh Center for the Arts. The space features a welcoming, club-like atmosphere and quality acoustic treatments. Soda, wine and beer will be available for purchase.

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