Educational Opportunities

Lecture/Concert #1: History of American Roots Music
George and his band bring a unique lecture/concert experience with exciting versions of American song icons; and discussions of these songs’ cultural, economic and historical impact. Audience participation is encouraged, often in the form of spontaneous discussions about lyrics, themes, and musical styles. Get more details

Lecture/Concert #2: Racism, Reconciliation, and the Blues
Phil Wiggins and George Kilby present a program of music, American history, Racism, and an insightful look at their Southern heritage.  Included in the program are early American songs that originated from slavery and a discussion of the African influence on early music. Get more details

Black Man on the Corner

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