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Published: Thursday, 2/27/2014 - Updated: 5 months ago

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Celebration planned for 70th birthday of blues singer Bobby G

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Musicians will celebrate and pay tribute to Mississippi blues singing legend Bobby G aka Robert Gray for his 70th birthday Saturday at Infinity Lounge, 5050 Jackman Rd.

The event, hosted by jazz singer Ramona Collins, will feature a DJ, band, soul food buffet, dancing, and live performances by Gray with friend John Richardson, Ike Allen, Eric Brazier, and Kyle Turner.

Blues guitarist and singer Aayan Naim also will perform. Gray came to Toledo in the early 1960s and has performed with groups including Retus Boykins and Creation of Soul, the Duval Overton Group, the Jamm Band and Curtis Jr/ Midnight Rockers.

Tickets are $20 at Jacks Menswear, 3414 Dorr St.; Henry’s Jewelers, 4949 Dorr St.; the Infinity Lounge and Dorothy Gray at 419-260-2209.



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