BATH – Bluesman Guy Davis will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 6, at The Chocolate Church Arts Center.

Davis is a musician, composer, actor, director and writer who has dedicated himself to reviving the traditions of acoustic blues through the material of the great blues masters, African American stories and his own original songs, stories and performance pieces.

Davis has contributed songs on a many tribute and compilation albums, including collections on bluesmen Charley Patton and Robert Johnson, a collection called “From Mali to Memphis,” songwriters like Nick Lowe and for Bob Dylan’s 60th birthday. He’s played alongside performers like Bonnie Raitt, Jackson Browne and Bruce Springsteen for a collection of songs written by his friend, legendary folksinger Pete Seeger.

Davis appearing in a PBS special on jazz and blues artist Howard Armstrong. He’s also involved with a project produced by his friend Larry Long, called “Teaching Tolerance,” a CD collection of songs combined to help teach diversity and understanding. It will be distributed by the Southern Poverty Law Center.

Tickets are $12 for members and seniors; $14 for the general public in advance; or $16 at the door, and can be purchased by calling arts center at 442-8455.

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