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Black ‘n da Blues: Stories and Songs from the Arkansas Delta: 1919-2019

September 27, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Fowler Center

Part of the A-State Department of Music Lecture Concert Series

Remembering the victims and tragedy of the 1919 Elaine, Arkansas Massacre

The Delta Cultural Center, the Remember2019 Collective, the Elaine Legacy Center, and the Boys, Girls, Adults, Community and Development Center in Marvell, present their third tour of “Black ‘n da Blues: Stories and Songs from the Arkansas Delta. The concert will feature blues singer and high-stepper James “Gone for Good” Morgan, guitarist Marcus Mookie Cartwright, and gospel singer and Elaine, Arkansas native Vera White. These fabulous blues artists will present blues, spirituals and R & B, which tell the story of the last 100 years of Phillips County, Arkansas’ cultural heritage and race history. The Remember2019 Collective is funded by the JKW Foundation, as well as several other nationally recognized funding sources.


With generous funding support from College of Liberal Arts and Communication and the Heritage Studies Ph.D. Program.

Details


Date:
September 27, 2019
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Website:
http://www.astate.edu/college/liberal-arts/departments/lecture-concert-series/

Venue


Fowler Center
201 Olympic Drive
Jonesboro, AR 72401 United States
Phone:
870-972-3471
Website:
http://www.yourfowlercenter.com

Organizer


A-State Department of Music
Phone:
(870) 972-2094
Email:
music@AState.edu
Website:
http://www.AState.edu/Music