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Blues School 2020
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February & March, 2-3PM
Deerfield Beach Percy White Library

  • Saturday, February 1 - Live Performance by Joey Gilmore. Epitome of a modern Blues Man, Gilmore, has shared the stage with such greats as James Brown, Etta James, Bobby Bland, Little Milton, Johnny Taylor and numerous other legends. Tickets (Free)
  • Wednesday, February 5 - Blues 2020 Grade School Edition. Children age five to 10 will be entertained by “The Blues Guy” who will explain and acoustically demo the Blues. School visits are welcome, and the first 84 young people who attend will receive a special worksheet donated by the House of Blues - Orlando.
  • Saturday, February 15 - Screening of "Green Book." A feature film dramatization of traveling within the southern United States in the time of segregation.
  • Thursday, March 5 - Screening of "Blues Brothers 2000." Sequel to the classic Dan Aykroyd film, 18 years after the original "mission from God," as Elwood attempts to reorganize the Blues Brothers Band.
  • Saturday, March 14 - Live Performance by Matthew Sabatella. Presenting “America’s Music: From Plymouth Rock to Rock ‘n’ Roll," an entertaining history lesson with singing, guitar playing and a slideshow.
  • Saturday, March 28 - Blues School 2020 Graduation. Series culminates with a lively performance from SENIOR Moments: The Unforgettable Band, a Big Band celebration of the 50 years of Popular, Blues-inspired music from the 1920s through the 1970s.

This program series is sponsored by the Friends of the Deerfield Beach Percy White Library, Inc. For additional information about this music series, #bclBLUESSCHOOL2020, or the branch’s two grassroots music clubs, "Percy White's Acoustic Club" or "Open Mic!," contact Dave Montalbano at DMontalbano@Broward.org or 954-357-7697.