Blues/Roots/International, Lectures, Classes & Seminars

The New Latino Sound Series Part 1

When: Wed., March 30, 6-8 p.m. 2016

Explore how local Latino musicians in the South are blending different musical traditions, such as rock, salsa, blues, reggae, country, and bachata and have an opportunity to listen and discover the new sounds of this Nuevo South. In the first installment of the series, author Sam Byrd will discuss his book The Sounds of Latinidad: Immigrants Making Music and Creating Culture in a Southern City, which focuses on Latino immigrant musicians and their fans in Charlotte, NC. The book talk will be followed by a special performance by Charlotte’s own UltimaNota. Free for members; $5 for non-members.

Price: Free for Museum members, $5 for non-members

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