Central Mississippi Blues Society, Inc.

2023 Traditional Arts Touring Grant Recipient

Central Mississippi Blues Society, Inc.

Recipient Information


Jackson, Mississippi

Project Title

Castro Coleman

Year of Award


Grant or Fellowship

Traditional Arts Touring Grants

Grant Amount


Internationally acclaimed touring Blues artist Castro ‘Mr. Sipp’ Coleman will headline the Central Mississippi Blues Society’s Jackson Bicentennial celebration. He will be a panelist in a discussion of the living Blues exploring his 30+ years as a Malaco recording artist, conduct a workshop at Jackson State University School of Music focusing on managing the business of a touring artist, and perform a concert at Hal & Mal’s Big Room.