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Concert and Program: A History of Black Music in America

March 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Capitol Theatre

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Concert and Program: A History of Black Music in America

March 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Wheeling Arts and Cultural Commission, Wheeling Heritage and the Wheeling YWCA invite you to an evening of entertainment, education and great performances!   this truly unique program will journey through the history and contributions of Black music in America.

This trip through time will focus on the African American influence on the musical genres of our country.  Starting with Negro Spirituals, it will follow the creative road map from jazz to blues, rock and roll to hip-hop and other genres between.

Hosted by Ron Scott, Jr., the program includes musical video clips, local historical information and live performances by incredible local artists, including Candi Gardner, Keith Creighton, James Watts Sr., Ezra John, Lonnette Walker, Reggie Watkins, Laron Carrol, Voices of Praise, Mr. FancyPants, and Van Gilder.

This event will be held in the ballroom of the historic capitol theatre and is free and open to the public.

We hope to see you at his family friendly community celebration that promises to entertain and educate!

 

 

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Date:
March 29
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Venue

Capitol Theatre
1015 Main Street
Wheeling, WV 26003 United States
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