By NEMS Daily Journal
JACKSON – Dennis-based band Lisa Lambert and the Pine Ridge Boys received a $500 grant from the Mississippi Arts Commission this week.
The grant will cover travel and lodging to go to the International Folk Alliance Conference in Memphis this month.
Lambert’s band has been selected as one of the Official Showcase Artists for the conference, which draws more than 2,000 attendees from throughout the world.
The grant is a portion of the $1.5 million in grants MAC will award in 2011-2012.