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Joseph "MOJO" Morganfield & The Mannish Boyz: An Evening of True Chicago Blues

Saturday, Jul. 13 | 8:00pm ET (7:00pm CT)

BluesR & B

As youngest son of Chicago blues legend, Muddy Waters -- Joseph "Mojo" Morganfield -- is blues royalty. Music is in his blood. Like his famous brothers Big Bill Morganfield and Larry "Mud" Morganfield, Joseph honors his father's legacy with every performance.

Often traveling with his father, Joseph literally grew up in the Blues, as legends like Eric Clapton, Willie Dixon and others stopped by his house to jam. Joseph learned guitar from Muddy's guitarist, Steady Rollin' Bob Margolin.

A Chicago blues staple, Mojo released his debut EP -- Mojo Risin' -- in 2018, and has been taking Chicago blues to cities across America. Mojo's band, The Mannish Boyz, includes Alligator recording artist Maurice John Vaughn and guitarist Rick Kreher a member of Muddy Water's band. The group do the blues and his daddy proud.

An "Ambassador of the Blues," Morganfield is an inductee of the "Chicago Blues Hall of Fame."

Box Office open at 4pm ET
Starts 8:00pm, doors open 7:00pm

An Experience to Outlast Any Performance

No two Acorn performances are exactly the same.  Thoughtful curation brings a diverse mix of top talent to The Acorn, exposing audiences to both renowned and soon-to-be-discovered stars.

 

About The Acorn

The Acorn brings great known performers and amazing new ones to southwest Michigan.  Located in the historic featherbone factory, The Acorn’s friendly staff and volunteers, and an acoustically rich sound system combine for memorable experiences. We’re located in Three Oaks, Michigan …  just over an hour from downtown Chicago and 30 minutes from South Bend, IN.

The Acorn, a nonprofit organization, annually hosts a singer songwriter competition and a Spectacular Tournament of Playwrights. Our Open Mic nights showcase a variety of strong talent and our educational workshops include songwriting and master classes in performance.


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