Feb. 10, 2018 in Greenville, MS
Event honoring Mr. Calep Emphrey, who played in BB King’s band as a drummer, and had his own band as well as playing with many noted blues artists.
Central MS Blues Society is partnering with the Killer Blues Headstone Project to place a headstone at the gravesite of Calep Emphrey on Feb. 10, 2018:
Noon: Gravestone Placement Ceremony: Oaklawn Memorial Gardens, 800 Abide Rd., Greenville, MS
1-3 PM: Memorial Jam and Lunch, Delta Art Museum, Gallery, 729 Washington Ave., Greenville, MS
Free and Open to the Public
(Calep Emphrey, May 1, 1949 – April 25, 2017)