Delta Music Institute

Sixth Annual Blues Conference Brings Musicians, Scholars to Campus on Oct. 4

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The sixth annual International Conference on the Blues brings both legendary entertainment and academics to Delta State University on Friday, Oct. 4, including a celebration of the gospel roots of the blues with The Como Mamas and visiting scholars from as far away as Norway to China, Chicago to California, as well as wide-ranging interactive workshops and panels for casual blues enthusiasts. Read More

DMI All Stars Prepare for Trip to Los Angeles

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The DMI All Stars, a select group of entertainment industry students from the Delta Music Institute (DMI) program at Delta State University, are preparing to travel to Los Angeles, Calif., to perform on the Target Terrace at GRAMMY Museum® at L.A. Live for Mississippi Night! during GRAMMY® Week. Their Feb. 7 performance will include a set list designed to emphasize the influence Mississippi has had on music. Read More