Country and Bluegrass

All Kansas City Public Library locations will close at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, November 26, and will remain closed all day Thursday, November 27, for Thanksgiving.

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.