Skip Mason's Vanishing Black Atlanta Bus Tour of Black Entertainment

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West Mitchell Street CME Church

560 Martin Luther King Jr SW

Atlanta, GA 30314

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A four hour tour of the legendary entertainment spots for Black Atlanta, including special guest. Continental Breakfast and lunch provided.

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Please join Atlanta historian Dr. Skip Mason of (Skip’s Vanishing Black Atlanta Facebook Page (with over 25,000 members) on a historical tour of Black Entertainment Sites and Sounds of Atlanta, Saturday, September 28, 2019 .9:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast. Bus will depart at 9:30 a.m. from West Mitchell Street C.M.E. Church at 560 Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. Meet Atlanta history makers including former band members, family members of owners of night clubs at each stop. Lunch will be served upon return.

The tour will feature a look at the history and development Black Entertainment from the turn of the century to the 1980s and will include the following

The Odds Fellows Building (Auditorium, Theater and RoofTop)

The 81 Theater, Royal, Ashby Theaters and others

The Top Hat Club/Royal Peacock Club

The Auburn Casino

WERD Radio Station

The Sunset Casino/Magnolia Ballroom

The Bird Cage and the Town Club, the Paladium on Bankhead

Nightlife on Simpson Road (The Pussy Cat, Music in the Trees, Lincoln Country Club)

Hunter Street ( The LaCarousel, Donn Clenndennons)

Campbellton Road (MrVs, Ciscos, Markos)

Highlight of the tour will include a special guests at various stops

Jill Gibson Bell, daughter of Jack Gibson, WERD Radio Jockey and founder of the Jack the Rapper Convention

Q.P. Jones, , son of QP Jones, co-owner of the Royal Peacock

Odell “Gorgeous” George Iconic MC and host of many of Atlanta shows and concert

Horace Henry, original member of the Chapperells Band

Curtis Paschal- Paschal's Family and Restaurant

Along with several others.

Cost $65

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West Mitchell Street CME Church

560 Martin Luther King Jr SW

Atlanta, GA 30314

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