Join us for an intimate concert in the acoustically delightful South Gallery area of the library. Jon Waterman’s “A Journey Through the Roots of American Popular Music,” consists of songs and stories about characters and events relating to the origins of the blues, rock and country music. The show is entertaining and informative and also touches on some issues relevant to our story as a people, and will appeal to adult and teen audiences.
What people are saying:
“A Journey Through the Roots of American Popular Music” by Jon Waterman is a unique performance experience combining music history, storytelling, and original songs inspired by his research. Waterman successfully transforms fascinating tales from history into an evening-length performance that feels personal, contemporary, and politically relevant. A must see for anyone interested in American history or American music!”
Jon has an M.A. in Popular Music History from Prescott College and an M.A. in Psychology from Kaplan University. His B.A. in History is from Northern Arizona University.