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01.14.2018 | Oh Freedom! Songs of the Civil Rights Movement | $20 - $25

January 14 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Categories: Historical, Literature & Poetry, Music, Performance Art, Storytelling


In honor of the 50th Anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King
Chris Vallillo’s Oh Freedom!
Multi-instrumental performances and narration of pivotal songs that inspired and sustained our nation’s Civil Rights Movement and resonate with audiences today.
Followed by an old time Gospel sing along featuring Vallillo’s interpretation/leading the audience in such classic gospel songs as I’ll Fly Away, Farther Along and Amazing Grace.

Chris Vallilo is a singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist with a natural affinity for American roots music. A master of bottleneck slide guitar, he weaves songs and theatrical narratives into a compelling and entertaining portrait
of history.

Free for students, when accompanying adult with ticket.

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