Date/Time
Date(s) - 08/20/2022
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Location
A. Quinn Jones Museum & Cultural Center

Categories


Sheba was born Martha Booker with her twin sister Mary Booker in Sunflower Mississippi.  Sheba learned to sing the Blues while her sister followed in her father’s footsteps singing gospel music. Their father Leroy Booker was a gospel singer who traveled all over the south selling insurance; he was known as “The Singing Insurance Man”.

This uniquely talented Singer/Songwriter is ready to share the lessons and feelings she has learned with the world! Get ready to experience Sheba the Mississippi Queen!

The A. Quinn Jones Museum & Cultural Center, housed in the former Jones Family home at 1013 NW 7th Avenue in Gainesville, serves as a tribute to one of the most influential educators in the history of Alachua County. The Museum features a permanent exhibit on “Prof” Jones, the people and places of the Fifth Avenue/Pleasant Street neighborhood, and houses a collection of oral histories centering on the African-American experience in Gainesville.