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Blind Boys of Alabama
Holiday Gospel Show

Blind Boys of Alabama

Dec 22 - Dec 23
Miner Auditorium
SatDec 22
7:30 PM

$17 | $27 | $35 | $37 | $47 | $55 | $75 | $95

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SunDec 23
3:00 PM

$17 | $27 | $35 | $37 | $47 | $55 | $75 | $95

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More than a gospel institution, the Blind Boys of Alabama are a cultural force that has swept up musicians from every stylistic precinct, including Prince, Willie Nelson, Lou Reed, Bob Dylan and Ben Harper. With five GRAMMY Awards (including one for lifetime achievement) and a sumptuous repertoire of soaring anthems, the group is a gospel standard bearer that has crossed over without adopting secular songs.

Formed by a group of elementary students at the Alabama Institute for the Negro Blind in the late 1930s, the quintet made a series of fine recordings in the post-war years that assured their place in the gospel pantheon. Refusing to jump on the soul and R&B bandwagons, the group broke through to non-gospel audiences in the early 1980s through their crucial role in the hugely successful Obie Award-winning musical, The Gospel at Colonus. The Blind Boys have become known worldwide with celebrated albums including the star-studded Christmas release, Go Tell It on the Mountain, and their 2014 collaboration with blues great Taj Mahal, Talkin’ Christmas.

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This holiday season, the Blind Boys of Alabama are touring in support of their latest Christmas album, Talkin' Christmas! That album features blues legend Taj Mahal and includes several original holiday songs. This special concert will include songs from the Talkin’ Christmas! album as well as the band's previous Grammy-winning Christmas recording, "Go Tell It on the Mountain," along with Blind Boys' Gospel classics and other gems from a 70-plus-year career.

In nearly 75 years of raising their voices to the heavens, the Blind Boys have set the standard for gospel greatness.

The Washington Post

In nearly 75 years of raising their voices to the heavens, the Blind Boys have set the standard for gospel greatness.

The Washington Post

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Blind Boys of Alabama

Go Tell It On the Mountain

Blind Boys of Alabama

Born in Bethlehem

Blind Boys of Alabama

Go Tell It On the Mountain

Blind Boys of Alabama

Born in Bethlehem