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James Cotton in Concert at Shalin Liu Performance Center in Rockport on Friday, September 23

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Rockport Music is hosting legendary blues singer and harmonica player James “Superharp" Cotton in concert at the Shalin Liu Performance Center in Rockport on Friday, September 23, 2011, at 7:00 p.m. The show is presented by M.E. Productions.

Tickets to the show are $29, $39 and $49 and can be purchased online.

Born in Mississippi in 1935 Cotton was the youngest of eight brothers and sisters. He learned his music at the Baptist Church where his father Mose was a preacher, and later he came under the guidance of blues master Sonny Boy Williamson.

For a schedule of upcoming concerts at Shalin Liu Performance Center this fall, click here.

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