Louisiana Red Funeral/Memorial Concert

I know that Louisiana Red had many friends/fellow musicians in the Bonn area.

For all of you that would like to mourn his passing and also celebrate his life,  RUF Records have sent details of a Memorial Concert to follow his Funeral in Hannover.

 

RUF RECORDS PRESS RELEASE March 2nd, 2012

To all Louisiana Red fans and friends

Mr. Iverson Minter’s (a.k.a. Louisiana Red’s) funeral is on Tuesday, March
6th, 2012 from 2pm to 4pm
and will take place at this beautiful cemetery in Hannover, Germany:
Stadtfriedhof Stöcken
Stöckener Straße  68
30419  Hannover, Germany

A shuttle service to the ceremony will be availablle from Hannover Train
Station
with departure at 1:30pm

The ceremony will be followed by a gathering downtown at Hannover’s Jazz
Club, where coffee and
cake will be served at no charge from 4:30 m to 6:30pm to Louisiana Red’s
fans and friends .
Donations, Red’s memorabilia, pictures, cards and gifts  and are welcome.

A shuttle service from the cemetery to the gathering will leave at 4:15pm

Jazz Club
Am Lindener Berge 38
30449 Hannover, Germany

Starting at 8:00pm a Memorial Concert  and a Jam Session in honor of
Louisiana Red will take place at the Blues Garage, the local “Home Of The
Blues” with Little Victor’s Juke Joint featuring Little Victor, Bob
Corritore,  Chris Rannenberg. The Hawk, Bill Troiani, Alex Pettersen,
Dynamite Daze, Wentus Blues Band, Toscho Todorovic and special guests, with
special support by Jolly Jumper and Big Moe and many,  many more. After the
benefit concert Little Victor will host an All Stars Jam Session. Every
musician who played with Louisiana Red is welcome to the stage.
A donation box will be placed at the door – all the money will go to Mister
Minter’s beloved wife Dora Minter to help her financially with the costs of
the funeral. She needs all the help and support she can get in this very
difficult moment. Come show her some love and give your respect to Iverson
Minter (a.k.a. Louisiana Red), who gave us so much great music and pleasure
during his lifetime.

A shuttle service from the gathering to the Memorial concert will leave at
6:45pm

Blues Garage
Home of The Blues
Industriestrasse 3-5,
D-30916 Isernhagen, Germany
Tel.: +49-(0)511-72 46 966

Condolences cards, donations etcetera can be sent to:
Dora Minter
Sure Wisch 10
30625 Hannover, Germany
Please don’t send flowers to this address.
Flowers for Mr. Iverson Minter (a.k.a Louisian Red) should be send to the
cemetery at the following address:

Stadtfriedhof Stöcken
Stöckener Straße  68
30419  Hannover, Germany

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