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Overtown Music Project's Supper Club: Feed Your Soul Friday

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via jacksonsoulfood.com
In an effort to bring to bring nightlife back to the historically black center of Miami, the Overtown Music Project has teamed up with Jackson's Soul Food for the first installment of their Supper Club, It will include soul food, drinks and jazz (with a bit of blues). "There hasn't been a nighttime event like this in Overtown in nearly 30 years," said Amy Rosenberg, founder of the Overtown Music Project "so we decided to kick the sand and get people out to Overtown with our first ever supper club."

The event at Jackson Soul Food kicks off this Friday night, September 7, at 7 p.m. with sounds by musicians who performed in Overtown back in its heyday -- the 1940s. $25 gets you in the door to see Overtown legends like Joey Gilmore, Mel Dancy, Bobby Stringer, Tree Top, ad Fran Cina Jones.

Food will be provided by Jackson Soul Food, an iconic location and longstanding member of the community. The menu covers all the staples of Soul Food, and is served as a prix-fixe dinner for just $10. Dinner includes one entree, served with rice and cornbread, plus two soul food sides. Guests will also receive a complementary beer with wine available for purchase.

Tickets to the evening's activities are still available and for anyone a little wary of parking their car in Overtown at night, the event promises secure parking. If that's not enough to sway you, take a peek at the authentic southern grub the evening is serving, and you'll see why it's worth the trip.

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via jacksonsoulfood.com
Entree Choices
Fried Chicken
Pork Chop
Jerk Chicken
Vegetable Platter
All include rice and cornbread

Soul Food Sides
Fried Ikra
Mac 'n' Cheese
Green Beans
Black Eyed Peas

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Location Info

Jackson Soul Food

950 NW 3rd Ave., Miami, FL

Category: Restaurant


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boldonjohn
boldonjohn

New to the area. Enjoyed the video. MIssed the show however will be in town and keeping in touch with Bobby Stringer performances also the overtown progress as well as future venues.

Bassplayer
Bassplayer

@gregdclark  Thank you Greg D Clark for filming this rehersal with Bobby Stringer. I Heard Bobby Stringer Passed away on Sunday 10/27/2013 .  I searched on Line Bobby Stringers Name, and I found your video of the Rehersal on Sept. 2012. Notice the SHirt Bobby Stringer is wearing, its a photo memory of his mother eulogized on his T shirt. Bobby would come Overtown every mothers Day to Perform for the People of Overtown in memory of  Bobby's Mother. I had the pleaseure of Performinfg with Bobby Stringer over the years especially in the 80's & 90's. I am a Bass Player last ime i seen Bobby he performed on stage at the Shantel Lounge he came and sit in with my Band he sung ( God Bless our love). thank you Mr Bobby Stringer for showing me how real entertainer does a show . I will always remember that. Iam sure we all will.  Miami just lost a  Entertainment Legend.  ( Keith Ivory, Bass Player)

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