Black History Now 2020: “Jammin’ at the Juke Joint”

Black History Now 2020: “Jammin’ at the Juke Joint”

Feb 29, 2020 6:30 pm - Feb 29, 2020 9:00 pm

“Jammin’ at the Juke Joint” 

Local band leader Robert Giles of God’s Finest Gospel, Blues and Jazz Band will take listeners on a narrative musical journey through time to follow the gospel origins of blues, jazz, rock’n’roll, soul, R&B and funk music all the way to today’s hip-hop.

In its fifth season, the Portsmouth Museums and the Portsmouth Public Libraries Black History Now series commemorates African-American heritage. Black History Now 2020 will include Saturday events of cultural dance, music, plays, military tributes and more as we celebrate Black History from West Africa all the way to today’s change makers.

 

Black History Now 2020: “Jammin’ at the Juke Joint”

Feb 29, 2020 6:30 pm - Feb 29, 2020 9:00 pm

“Jammin’ at the Juke Joint” 

Local band leader Robert Giles of God’s Finest Gospel, Blues and Jazz Band will take listeners on a narrative musical journey through time to follow the gospel origins of blues, jazz, rock’n’roll, soul, R&B and funk music all the way to today’s hip-hop.

In its fifth season, the Portsmouth Museums and the Portsmouth Public Libraries Black History Now series commemorates African-American heritage. Black History Now 2020 will include Saturday events of cultural dance, music, plays, military tributes and more as we celebrate Black History from West Africa all the way to today’s change makers.

 

Location

Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center

400 High Street

Portsmouth , VA

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