When: 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 20

Where: Room 230, The Shedd Institute for the Arts, 868 High Street, Eugene

Details: “Conversations with the Blues” focuses on blues singers collaborating with instrumental harmonica playing, melding the two together in a cohesive fit. The session focuses on what makes great blues and features Grammy-nominated, two-time Blues Music Award-winning harp man, front man, bandleader, event organizer, and author Mark Hummel; Grammy winning Kim Wilson/Otis Rush/Legendary Blues Band guitarist-harp man Billy Flynn; Chicago Blues singers Deitra Farr and Oscar Wilson (Cashbox Kings); and Minneapolis harp man RJ Mischo.

Tickets: $25, available at the box office, 541-434-7000, or online at theshedd.org