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Stompin' at the Parkway Ballroom: Live Blues music and dancing event

Samantha Hill

Saturday, April 12, 2014 from 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM (CDT)

Chicago, IL

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Stompin’ at the Parkway Ballroom is a live Blues music and dancing event at the historic Parkway Ballroom hosted by artist Samantha Hill.

The Parkway Ballroom was the hot music & dance spot in Bronzeville in the 1940’s, 50’s & 60’s.  Count Basie, Nat King Cole, Sarah Vaughan and many Chicago Blues musicians all performed there during Parkway’s heyday.  This event will bring back the spirit of the Bronzeville Golden Age with live Blues music and dancing.


Event Schedule:

7:00 to 8:00pmBlues Dancing lesson with Sara Cherny and Curtis Ellis from Big City Blues  

                    Sarah Churney    Curtis Ellis  


8:00 to 11:00pm –  “LB’s Blues Machine” featuring Lorna Boston

                                    Koco Brunson, keyboards

Ron Prince, guitar

Smokin’ Joe Thomas, guitar/bass

Daryl Mahon, drums

South Side Steve, harmonica



  

Lorna Boston in Performance with the Chicago Soul Collective

 

Event Details:

$10 cover, Please bring paper ticket to venue.  

Guests are encouraged to dress in their favorite vintage style for the event.

Dancing is encouraged during Blues concert.

21+ to drink with Cash Bar

Free Parking available in the rear of the building.  For driving directions to the Parkway Ballroom, click here.

 

 

This event is a satellite component to the exhibition RISK: Empathy, Art and Social Practice at Columbia College and Samantha Hill’s solo exhibition at the Hyde Park Art Center.

 

Event Contributors:

Big City Blues 

Bronzeville Historical Society

Columbia College

Hyde Park Art Center

Special thanks to Keir Briscoe and Ruby Red at Bluetopia.
 

For additional information about the event, please contact Samantha Hill at kinship.archive@gmail.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Have questions about Stompin' at the Parkway Ballroom: Live Blues music and dancing event? Contact Samantha Hill

When & Where


Parkway Ballroom
4455 S King Dr
Chicago, IL 60653

Saturday, April 12, 2014 from 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM (CDT)


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Organizer

Samantha Hill

Samantha Hill is a transdisciplinary artist from Chicago, IL with an emphasis on archives, oral story collecting, social projects & art facilitations.  Hill creates multi-media installations and performances within historic buildings, landmarks and public locations.  http://samanthahill.net

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