Screening

Uncle Jessie White - Portrait of a Delta Blues Man Documentary

When: Sun., Sept. 25, 2-6 p.m. 2016

RSVP: unclejessiewhite@gmail.com The cost includes doc viewing, live band and appetizers.Uncle Jessie White, an influential Detroit bluesman, kept the blues alive at his home in Detroit at a time when the city was torn with racial strife in the late 60s – 80s. He and his family hosted jam sessions at his home on 29th Street from Friday evening til Monday morning. They only stopped so the musicians could go back to their jobs on the assembly lines in Detroit’s auto plants. These jam sessions spawned some of Detroit’s local favorite blues artists.

Price: $20 at door