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KJ James' Blues Music Marks Black History Month

2/20/2006 —

Penn State Worthington Scranton will mark Black History Month with a Noontime concert by Blue Artist K.J. James. The general public is invited to attend the concert free of charge on Wednesday, February 22nd. The event will take place in the Cafeteria located in the Study Learning Center at the Penn State Worthington Scranton.

K.J. James is one of the country’s most celebrated bluesman and one of the most beloved campus entertainers in the nation today. His credits include five consecutive NACA Campus Entertainer-Of-The-Year nominations and national acclaim for his contribution to the internationally recognized "Salt City Blues" project.

Mr. James’ career highlights include main stage appearances at Woodstock ’99, the New York Blues Festival and Jazz Fest 2000 in Tampa, Florida.

With a repertoire of over five hundred songs, K.J. James is one of the most engaging and dynamic performers on the blues scene today. The sophistication of his harmony, dexterity and genuine sense of humor is recognized and respected by such blues greats as John Jackson and John Hammond.

For information about this concert contact Mr. Leon John, Jr. Assistant Director of Student Activities, Unions and Programs at 963-2700.

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