A memorial for Michael Burks is May 20 at Riverwoods on the Ouachita.

  • A memorial for Michael Burks is May 20 at Riverwoods on the Ouachita.

The family of Michael Burks recently announced a public memorial and musical celebration for the late Arkansas bluesman, set for 3 p.m. this Sunday, May 20 at Riverwoods on the Ouachita in Camden. Guests are encouraged to bring musical instruments, lawn chairs and coolers.

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Burks died May 6 in Atlanta after returning from a European tour.

See the full press release on the jump.

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