Robert Penn is one of the artists nominated for a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Detroit Blues Society.
The Detroit Blues Society monthly meeting and jam will be held tonight (Jan. 15) from 9 p.m.-1 a.m. at Kelly's Bar, 2403 Holbrook in Hamtramck . The event will feature the music of host band 7th Veil (www.myspace.com/theseventhveil). There's no cover charge.
Members of the Blues Society will be casting votes for this year's Lifetime Achievement Awards. Nominees include: (Living category) Doug Deming, Jim McCarty, Kenny Miller, Bobby Murray, Kenny Parker and Robert Penn; and (Posthumous category) Wild Child Butler, Calvin Frazier, Juanita McCray, Chicago Pete, Baby Boy Warren and Willie D. Warren.