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Nora Jean Band :: Going Back to Mississippi

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Nora Jean Band :: Going Back to Mississippi
Saturday, October 12, 2019 9:00 PM
Rosa's Lounge, Chicago, IL
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  • Ticket Price: $15.00 - $20.00
  • Door Time: 8:00 PM
  • Show Type: Blues
  • Restrictions: 21 & over
Nora Jean: Nora Jean Bruso (now Nora Jean Wallace) is a Chicago Blues singer with deep Delta roots. Like so many blues greats that hail from the Delta of Mississippi, Nora Jean Bruso was born and raised in Greenwood, a town in the heart of this blues-rich region. From birth her father, Bobby Lee Wallace, a professional blues singer and sharecropper, and her Uncle, Henry “Son” Wallace, a blues singer and guitar player, infused the blues in her soul. Also contributing to her musical education was her mother, Ida Lee Wallace, a gospel singer, and her grandmother, Mary, who ran a juke house. As a child Nora would sneak down to her grandmother’s place on Friday and Saturday nights and listen to her relatives sing blues classics. It was during these years that Nora developed a love for the music of Howlin’ Wolf that has continued to the present day.