Foster to perform free concert at Addie McFarland Center


Renowned blues, jazz and gospel artist Ruthie Foster, who was born in Mineola and still has family locally, will perform a free concert Thursday, Feb.16 at the Addie McFarland Community Center, sponsored by the Mineola Historical Museum.

The performance will double as a Black History Month program as well as recognition of the city’s sesquicentennial.

Refreshments and hors d’oeuvres will be served.

For more information contact Novada Bigham at 903-216-9110 or city hall at 903-569-6186.

Foster has been nominated for three Grammys and has earned numerous other awards through a career that has included 12 albums, including her new release, “Healing Time.” She was inducted into the Texas Music Hall of Fame in 2019.