GRAMMY®-winning blues artist Bobby Rush will be the recipient of the second annual Crossroads of American Music Award at GRAMMY Museum® Mississippi’s
2020 Gala, which will be streamed live from the Museum in Cleveland, Miss., on Thursday, Nov. 12.
Rush will appear at the Museum’s virtual ceremony to accept the award and perform. Special guests Steve Azar
and Cedric Burnside will also perform during the livestream.
The 2020 GRAMMY Museum Gala will feature live performances by Rush and special guests. This year’s virtual event will also feature the presentation of the 2020 L.U.C.Y. Award, which honors a K-12 educator from the state of Mississippi who embodies the educational mission of GRAMMY Museum Mississippi.
In conjunction with the Virtual Gala, GRAMMY Museum Mississippi will also launch its first-ever online auction. The online auction will go live the morning of Friday, Oct. 23, at biddingforgood.com/GRAMMYMuseumMS
. Proceeds from the auction and 2020 Virtual Gala will benefit the Museum’s education program, which seeks to use music as a gateway to learning by inspiring and cultivating creativity, critical thinking and self-expression.