Rock & Roll: From the Blues to the British Invasion

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Margaret E. Heggan Free Public Library
Meeting Room

Event Details

How did a form of African American, rural folk songs become the basis for a musical industry that has lasted decades?
This presentation by John Paul Groom will review African American contributions to music culture and highlight the development of the Blues in the Mississippi Delta, as well as discuss some of the myths and legends. The post WWII development of electric musical instruments and the early relationship between radio and TV, and more will also be covered.
This program is free and open to everyone. Advance online or phone registration is required.

Event Type(s): Adult, Teen

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