Virtual ProgramWednesday, October 20

37-03 African American Traditional Music Practitioners, History, and the Black Experience

Wednesday, October 20, 7:00 pm–8:30 pm

  session will be recorded and available for later viewing online

Chair: Lamont Pearley (Jack Dappa Blues Heritage Preservation Foundation)

Forum participants:

Gaye Adegbalola (Hot Toddy Music)

Veronika Jackson (Folk Blues Musician)

Beareather Reddy (Big Eyed Enterprises, Inc.)

Valerie Turner (Piedmont Blūz Acoustic Duo)

African American Traditional Music, History and the Black Experience is a panel/performance that will discuss the social context, daily life, and the Black experience of today's practitioners of Blues Music. This years focus is "Black Women of The Blues." Following the panel, each panelist will perform their blues for the audience.