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A Musical Trip to New Orleans with Christopher James and Jon Seligman

Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 2:00 PM

Finksburg Branch Library

For all ages

Get ready for Mardi Gras with Maryland State Arts Council Award winners Christopher James and Jon Seligman! Join us to learn more about African rhythms, Mardi Gras Indians, Rhythm & Blues, marches, parades, funerals and the influence of New Orleans music on Ska, Reggae and Rock & Roll. Chris and Jon will perform with guitar, drum set, hand percussion and voices to give
life to the history of New Orleans. Audience members will even learn and join in on some "second line" rhythms. Prepare to celebrate the incredibly diverse and exciting legacy of New Orleans music.This program is sponsored in part by a Community Arts Development Grant from the Carroll County Arts Council and the Maryland State Arts Council. The Americans with Disabilities Act applies to the Carroll County Government and its programs, services, activities, and facilities. Anyone requiring an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication or who has a complaint should contact Jolene G. Sullivan, The Americans with Disabilities Act Coordinator, 410.386.3600, 1.888.302.8978, MD Relay 7-1-1/800.735.2258 or email jsullivan@ccg.carr.org as soon as possible but no later than 72 hours before the scheduled event. A Celebrating America program. Children 3 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

There are 28 spaces of the maximum of 100 spaces left for the above program.