How Sears, Roebuck & Co. midwifed the birth of the blues
In the popular telling, Delta blues musicians were tragic figures, singing out for personal solace. Though romantic, this story ignores the spirit of the bluesman himself, and the commercial and technological advances of the early 1900s.
Music to Your Ears
Saturday entertainment includes a sukey jump / ukulele workshop, and the final installment of Jazz & Blues Under the Stars.
The Bounce Bus Tour: Will Sparks • Joel Fletcher • Timmy Trumpet • electronic at Historic El Rey Theater
Los Amigos • Latin, jazz at Embers Steakhouse
Temporary Tattoos • folk at Lomas-Tramway Public LibraryMore Recommented Events ››