Women of the Blues

When: Sun., June 5, 2 p.m. 2016

The Detroit Blues Society presents the Detroit Blues Heritage Series Part musical tribute and part educational lecture and round-table discussion, this event pays tribute to the lives, lyrics, songs, and accomplishments of three prolific and revolutionary women blues guitarists: Memphis Minnie, Geeshie Wiley, and Beverly “Guitar” Watkins. This show features a performance and lecture by guitarist/vocalist and researcher Alicia Marie Venchuk, a graduate of the University of Michigan and an English Literature PhD student at the University of Mississippi, as accompanied by the RJ Spangler Trio.

Price: $5 donation requested