History in the First Person: Bobby Rush King of the Chitlin’ Circuit

Legendary bluesman, Bobby Rush, known as King of the Chitlin’ Circuit shares intimate details of touring the club circuit during the 1950’s. Mr. Rush also reveals the shocking truth of how African American talented musicians and brilliant performers were treated at other performance venues outside of the Chitlin’ Circuit during the Jim Crow laws era and how so much has changed for him today. His raw talent shines as he charms us all with his charismatic impromptu performance in front of his place of honor in the National Blues Museum.

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Date: April 18, 2015 Time: 10:00am