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Gaye Adegbalola to perform, discuss women in blues at NOVA-Alexandria for National Women’s History Month

Gaye Adegbalola


In celebration of National History Month, the Baobab Café Series presents a discussion and short performance with local blues musician Gaye Adegbalola. This event is sponsored by the Alexandria International Students Office, Student Life Office and the Women’s Center

Fredericksburg-born Adegbalola, moonlighted as a musician during her teaching career. She has toured nationally and internationally, and has won numerous awards including the prestigious Blues Music Award (formerly the W.C. Handy Award – the Grammy of the blues industry).


Northern Virginia Community College, Alexandria Campus, 5000 Dawes Avenue, Alexandria, VA, Bisdorf Building Room 196. Reception in Room 158. 


2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, March 24

This event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact the Alexandria International Students Office at aliso@nvcc.edu.


Media Contact: Raytevia Evans | 703.425.5839 | revans@nvcc.edu



Northern Virginia Community College is the largest institution of higher education in the Commonwealth of Virginia and one of America's largest community colleges. NOVA enrolls more than 75,000 students at its six campuses in Alexandria, Annandale, Loudoun, Manassas, Springfield and Woodbridge, and through the Extended Learning Institute. For more information about NOVA and its programs or services, call 703-323-3000 or visit the College's Web site, www.nvcc.edu.