American Music Month

American Music Month Begins November 1

This year's celebration, "Music without Borders," features something for everyone, including concerts and exhibits focusing on historical performances, musical technology, unique instruments, Duke Ellington jazz, Jewish culture, and women's empowerment. Exhibits and events will demonstrate "how artists and inventors creatively bridged across musical, technical, and cultural borders to refine their crafts," says Scott Schwartz, founder of the event and the archivist of the Sousa Archives and Center for American Music (SACAM) at Illinois. On November 16 at 7:30 p.m., Andrea Zonn and her Nashville Band will fill the Virginia Theatre with the sounds of bluegrass and old-time music.

For more information and a complete list of activities, click on the SACAM link listed above or contact:

Sousa Archives and Center for American Music
236 Harding Band Building
1103 South Sixth Street
Champaign, Illinois 61820

Telephone: (217) 244-9309
Fax: (217) 244-8695

E-mail: sousa@uiuc.edu

  

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