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Bar-Kays Cares

The Allen Jones/Marjorie Barringer/Bar-Kays Scholarship Fund

This scholarship memorializes Allen A. Jones, former producer and mentor of the Bar-Kays. Applicants must be graduating high school seniors from Memphis City Schools who plan to attend LeMoyne-Owen College or previous recipients attending LMOC.  As African Americans, we are great supporters historical black colleges. Range of scholarships is $1,500 to $2,600.  To apply just contact the Community Foundation of Greater Memphis at

We Support Our U.S. Troops

For years the Bar-Kays, like many other popular bands, have taken the time out go overseas and give our troops a taste of home.  We definitely acknowledge how important it is for entertainers to say thank you to all those men and women who risk their life to protect our country.  We’ve visited and performed for the troops in Iraq, Kuwait and Bagdad.  And despite the uncomfortable heat, we wouldn’t trade that experience for the world.

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