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History Happy Hour: Sweet Bitter Blues: Washington D.C.'s Homemade Blues

Presented by Sandy Spring Museum at Sandy Spring Museum, Sandy Spring MD

Feb 24, 2022

History Happy Hour: Sweet Bitter Blues: Washington D.C.'s Homemade Blues

Celebrate Black History Month and the rich history of Blues with a talk and performance by musical legend Phil Wiggins.

Celebrate Black History Month and the rich history of Blues with a talk and performance by musical legend Phil Wiggins. Washington, D.C. native Phil Wiggins is an award-winning blues musician, teacher, and artistic director and co-author of Sweet Bitter Blues: Washington D.C.’s Homegrown Blues (2020) with Frank Matheis.  Moderated by ethnomusicologist Mark Puryear, Phil Wiggins will share how rural African Americans brought their traditional musical styles to Washington, D.C.  Discover how

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Tickets are $10 for members/ $15 for non-members, available online now!

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Sandy Spring Museum

17901 Bentley Road, www.sandyspringmuseum.org, Sandy Spring, MD 20860

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