Synopsis: Follow the Drinking Gourd is a musical group that takes its name from the song used to guide enslaved people to freedom on the Underground Railroad. The trio presents original programs on the African American experience in music.
Start Time: Monday, February 26, 2018 7:00 PM
End Time: Monday, February 26, 2018 9:00 PM
Location: Douglass Student Center
Address: 100 George Street
Campus: Douglass
Room: Trayes Hall
City, State, Country: New Brunswick, NJ US
Fee: Free
Speaker: Follow the Drinking Gourd
Sponsor: Undergraduate Academic Affairs
Category: Performance
Web Site: https://followthedrinkinggourd.eventbrite.com.
Contact Name: Cara M. Macaluso
Contact Email: caramac@echo.rutgers.edu
Contact Phone: (848) 932-0341
Additional Information: Undergraduate Academic Affairs is sponsoring Follow the Drinking Gourd, a musical group that takes its name from the song used to guide enslaved people to freedom on the Underground Railroad. The trio presents original programs on the African American experience in music, along with commentary and a visual presentation of historic images to enhance the experience. The group will focus on music of the Harlem Renaissance for this performance. The Gourd consists of pianist Diane Goldsmith and singers Beverly Owens and Ivan Woods, who doubles on saxophones and clarinet. Please join us at 7:00pm on February 26, 2018 in Trayes Hall, Douglass Student Center for this special event. Also, please share publicity of this event with interested colleagues and students. Please reserve your seat at https://followthedrinkinggourd.eventbrite.com.
Target Audience: Current Students,  Researchers,  Donors & Supporters,  Undergraduate Students,  Graduate Students,  Faculty,  Staff,  Alumni,  General Public,  Parents & Families