Country and Bluegrass

All Library locations will be closed on Monday, September 1, in observance of Labor Day.

Champion pickers Jack Burlison and Jim McGreevy (and friends) join UMKC musicologist Andrew Granade for a discussion and performance of bluegrass music. Features the documentary  High Lonesome: The Story of Bluegrass Music.
America's Music
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
6:30pm @ Plaza Branch

The six-week America’s Music program is a film and discussion series that looks at popular music from blues to bluegrass, Broadway to rock ‘n’ roll. Each event features films followed by a discussion (and frequently performances) led by UMKC musicologist Andrew Granade.

The Country and Bluegrass program features the documentary High Lonesome: The Story of Bluegrass Music (1994) and live performances by pickers Jack Burlison and Jim McGreevy, members of Kansas City's award-winning Bluegrass Brigade.

Presented by the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Tribeca Film Institute, and the American Library Association.