Country music screening and concert
| August 1, 2019
Free screening and concert at WSKG: Ken Burns’ Country Music and Milkweed
Admission is free, but registration is required – CLICK HERE to REGISTER Date And Time
Mon, September 9, 2019
6:00 PM – 8:30 PM Location
601 Gates Road
Vestal, NY 13850
Coming to PBS in September: Explore the history of a uniquely American art form: country music. From its deep and tangled roots in ballads, blues and hymns performed in small settings, to its worldwide popularity, learn how country music evolved over the course of the 20th century, as it eventually emerged to become America’s music. Watch a preview screening and enjoy a performance by local country band Milkweed.
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