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Oct 18th 2017 @ Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum
Cleveland, OH
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Oct
18
PANEL DISCUSSION - STOKES 50: GOSPEL MUSIC IN CLEVELAND
Wednesday, October 18th, 2017
7:00 PM
Cleveland has a rich gospel music history, from Wings Over Jordan Choir, the first professional, touring black choir in the United States, to the Womack brothers and beyond. The Stokes brothers cultivated a strong, social gospel during a tumultuous time in our city's history. Join musicians, scholars, historians, and preachers in a lively discussion about Cleveland’s gospel history and the Stokes brothers’ musical and spiritual connection. Moderated by Johnny Parker and featuring Helen Turner Thompson, Lafayette Carthon, and Afi Scruggs.