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Deep Roots, Many Branches: The Blues in Northeast Florida

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Old St. Andrew's Event Venue

317 A.P.Randolph Street

Jacksonville, FL 32202

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We invite you to join us as Mitch Hemann, musician, singer-songwriter and JHS Archivist presents the origins and evolution of blues in Northeast Florida. From field hollers to the birth of Southern Rock, Jacksonville has played an important role in the formation of Blues music. Mitch Hemann will be your guide on a musical journey that twists and turns its way through more than 100 years of music history, tracing the origins and the evolution of this truly American art form. This unique presentation will feature a combination of speaking and live musical performance. Join us for this treat as Mitch unleashes his vocal chords and creativity to pay tribute to the legacy of blues in our region.

This is a free event for JHS members. A donation of $10 is suggested for non-members. Become a JHS member here.

WHERE: Old St. Andrews Church, 317 A. Philip Randolph Blvd. Free event parking is available in the parking lots behind St. Andrews Church. JSO security will be on site.

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