Blues block party benefits Second Harvest

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Ode to Otha, an annual block party in Nashville that celebrates the life and music of blues legend Otha Turner, will be held Saturday.

The family-friendly event, hosted by Nashville attorney Bill Ramsey, features catfish, barbeque, face painting and a train for the kids. The lineup of musicians includes: Bobby Keys, a saxophone player for the Rolling Stones, Bashful Mountain Broadcasters, Blue Mother Tupelo and Sharde Thomas and the Rising Star Fife and Drum Band.

The event will be held from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. at 1711 Sweetbriar Ave. Admission is a $30 donation at the door. All kids under 14 are allowed in free.

All proceeds benefit Second Harvest Food Bank.


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