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Tennessee Waltz: Bristol & Beyond: The Roots of Country Music at East Hampton Library

April 8, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Free

This year marks the 90th anniversary of the Bristol Sessions, also known as “the Big Bang of Country Music.”  No less an authority than Johnny Cash wrote, “These recordings in Bristol in 1927 are the single most important event in the history of country music.”  To mark the anniversary, Tennessee Walt returns with “Bristol & Beyond: The Birth of Country Music,” a lecture/concert exploring the Sessions and their legacy, featuring live performances of songs by Jimmie Rodgers, the Carter Family, Johnny Cash, Hank Williams, Kris Kristofferson, Willie Nelson and many more.

Sat
4/8
1-3 PM

Call (631) 324-0222 ext.3 to register, register at the Adult Reference Desk, or at this Eventbrite link.

Details

Date:
April 8, 2017
Time:
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Venue

East Hampton Library
159 Main Street
East Hampton, NY 11937 United States
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Phone:
631.324.0222
Website:
www.easthamptonlibrary.org