The country blues that emanated primarily from the Mississippi Delta in the 1930s laid the groundwork for a uniquely indigenous American music that ultimately had a profound effect on culture all over the world.
Without the blues, there is no jazz, no rock and roll (and no subsequent British Invasion), no hip-hop.
Many casual observers know the names:
This discussion first briefly traces the evolution of country blues to electrified Chicago Blues and the birth of rock and roll, but takes a close look at five underappreciated masters of the craft:
King Solomon Hill
Blind Willie McTell
The refund policy for this event is Flexible. Any ticket purchaser requesting a refund prior to the Event's start time will be automatically refunded. Once the event has begun the refund policy changes to MEDIUM.
Frequently Asked Questions
Contact the Organizer
How can we help?