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Grammy Museum Mississippi

The Grammy Museum Mississippi is dedicated to exploring the past, present and future of music, and the cultural context from which it emerges, while casting a focused spotlight on the deep musical roots of Mississippi.

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The Grammy Museum Mississippi officially opened its doors on Saturday, March 5. As soon as the red carpet was rolled out and the ribbon cut, excitement filled the air. Students ran to enter the dazzling world of the Grammys.
“It’s a great day for the Delta,” Bob Santelli, executive director of the Los Angeles Grammy Museum said. “The expansion of the Grammy Museum brand and mission to Mississippi is indeed a fulfillment of a dream of the Grammy Museum and the Cleveland music foundation.”...

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Credit to: Taylor Cook, The DMOnline

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Mississippian Dorothy Moore first walked the red carpet of the Grammy Awards after the 1976 breakout success of her album “Misty Blue.”

On Thursday, Moore was able to experience the Grammys all over again, but this time in her home state as the Grammy Museum Mississippi in Cleveland opened for private tours in advance of the grand opening Saturday.

“It means so much for Mississippi,” Moore said. “It puts us on a pedestal that I didn’t think was possible. We used to look to Hollywood for all of this. My grandchildren can come here, learn and experience a lot of things musically.”...

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Credit to: Jacob Threadgill, The Clarion-Ledger

Credit to: The Clarion Ledger

Groundbreaking Grammy Museum; a real hotspot for young people and visitors from out of state.

Credit to: Lorena Lewis

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