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What makes the country blues aesthetic so cool, writes Doug Hubley, "is how big, complex and captivating a sound one player can wring from one guitar." Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
Felt like coming home as Corey Harris ’91 offers blues gold on the Quad

Friday, July 19, 2013 1:42 pm

Blues in the night is no fun. But blues in the evening can be a very good time indeed, as proven by musician Corey Harris '91.

Corey Harris performs in 2008 at Bates College, where he is a member of the class of 1991. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
Corey Harris ’91 opens new Concerts on the Quad series

Thursday, July 18, 2013 9:40 am

Enjoy three distinctly different approaches to the blues as Bates presents its new outdoor music series, Concerts on the Quad.

'An undiscovered treasure,' Holmes Brothers close Bates Concert Series

Wednesday, February 27, 2008 10:09 am

Called "an undiscovered American treasure" by The Associated Press, the eclectic Holmes Brothers close the 2007-08 Bates College Concert Series with a performance at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 1, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

Eclectic roots musician Corey Harris '91 offers solo performance

Wednesday, February 27, 2008 10:00 am

Musician Corey Harris, who played a key role in Martin Scorsese's 2003 PBS television series The Blues, performs at Bates at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 29, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

Bates alumnus Corey Harris receives MacArthur 'genius award'

Monday, September 24, 2007 3:36 pm

The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation today named Corey Harris, a musician and 1991 Bates College graduate, as one of 24 new MacArthur Fellows for 2007.

Commencement 2007 stories, photographs and videos

Sunday, May 27, 2007 12:08 pm

"If you want to solve all the problems that we're facing in this world, it's unlikely that the people and ideas that got us to where we are will be the ones that are going to get us to a different place," Segway inventor Dean Kamen told 464 graduates at Bates College' 141st Commencement.

Musician Corey Harris '91 to speak at Bates Commencement on May 27

Wednesday, April 4, 2007 12:25 pm

Four honorary degree recipients will speak at Bates College's 141st commencement, on May 27. The honorands are children's book author Eric Carle, singer-songwriter Corey Harris '91, inventor-entrepreneur Dean Kamen and actor and author Anna Deavere Smith.