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Bettye Lavette Live at Yoshi's Oakland

Bettye LavetteBetty Jo Haskins was born January 29,1946, in Muskegon, Michigan. The family moved to Detroit when she was six years old. Her parents sold corn liquor and her living room was oft-times visited by The Soul Stirrers, The Blind Boys of Mississippi, and many other traveling gospel groups of the day. Unlike many of her contemporaries, Bettye did not get her start in the church, but in that very same living room, where there was a jukebox, filled with the blues, country & western, and R&B records of the time. Additional details at yoshis.com.




Fri, August 15, 2014
Starts at 8:00 PM

Cost:
$39

Categories:
  • Arts: Music

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    Yoshi's Jazz Club (Oakland)
    510 Embarcadero West
    Oakland, CA 94607

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    (510) 238-9200

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