The Blind Boys of Alabama will perform June 28 in Galveston.

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GALVESTON — The Blind Boys of Alabama will perform gospel music at 8 p.m. June 28 at The Grand 1894 Opera House, 2020 Postoffice St.

This quintet has been performing for 75 years and has been honored by the Grammys, the Gospel Music Hall of Fame and the National Endowment for the Arts. It was formed in the late 1930s at the Alabama Institute for the Negro Blind in Talladega.

The Blind Boys of Alabama are the only longtime gospel group to stay active and make an impact on postmillennial music. The group has been included in the recordings of Peter Gabriel, Ben Harper and Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon.

Tickets start at $22.

Visit www.thegrand.com or call 409-765-1894 or 800-821-1894.

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