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Bessie 81 Tour: Stacy Barthe And Janelle Monáe Get The Party Started In New York

To wrap up HBO’s Bessie Smith 81 Theatre Tour, the three-day event ended on a high note with a surprise performance from Wondaland queen, Janelle Monáe. The crowd…

Bessie 81 Tour: Deva Mahal, Gabriel Garzon-Montano, Adeline Michele And Phony Ppl Take Over Musical Showcase

HBO continued its Bessie 81 Theatre tour in honor of Bessie Smith and their upcoming film Bessie on Tuesday night (April 28) with a musical showcase in the concrete…

Bessie 81 Tour: Let Bryan-Michael Cox And Stacy Barthe School You On The Music Industry

In honor of blues legend Bessie Smith, HBO is rolling out a three-day extravaganza, the Bessie 81 Theatre tour, ahead of the forthcoming film (airing May 16) to…

HBO To Launch ‘Bessie’s 81 Theatre Tour’ To Celebrate Film

HBO is honoring the legacy of blues legend, Bessie Smith, with its new film Bessie and the Bessie’s 81 Theatre tour. The invite-only event series will touch down in New…