Saturday, July 1, 2017, 1 – 4pm
Join the Smithsonian’s Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation for an afternoon of music and discussion exploring the community influences of go-go music and jazz. Between two high-energy performances by local go-go band Team Familiar and Grammy-nominated artist Kenny Lattimore, panel members including Smithsonian and local scholars will explore jazz and Civil Rights during the Kennedy administration, and the community and cultural roots of go-go music.
Featuring 2 performances by Team Familiar and Kenny Lattimore!
1–2pm and 3–4pm
And a panel discussion exploring Jazz & Civil Rights during the Kennedy Administration & the Community and Cultural Roots of Go-Go Music
Venue: American History Museum
Event Location: 1st Floor, West Wing, Coulter Performance Plaza
Related Events: America Now! We the Party People
Related Exhibition: Places of Invention
More info: invention.si.edu