The seventh annual King Biscuit Blues Festival's “Call and Response, The Blues Symposium” took place on October 7, 2017, in Helena, Arkansas. The two-part event was held at the Malco Theater on Cherry Street and featured noteworthy blues musicians answering questions about their music and their lives.
The Blues Symposium – Part 1 was moderated by Roger Stolle, owner of Cat Head Delta Blues & Folk Art, Inc. in Clarksdale, Mississippi. The panel included Jimmy "Duck" Holmes, Robert "Bilbo" Walker Jr., and Libby Rae Watson.
Robert "Bilbo" Walker Jr. passed away on November 29, 2017.
Still frame from Pryor Center video of Call and Response, The Blues Symposium - Panel 2 at the Malco theater; Helena, Arkansas, 2017
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