History for Lunch: From Bandstand to The Beatles: 1960s Pop Music Culture

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Wednesday, June 16, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Museum of the Albemarle will host our 2nd History for Lunch for June on Wednesday, June 16, 2021 at 12 p.m., From Bandstand to the Beatles – 1960s Pop Music Culture. Douglas Jackson, Assistant Professor, Visual and Performing Arts, Elizabeth City State University, will explore seminal popular music events of the 1960s, Disk Jockey Alan Freed, American Bandstand, Shindig, the British invasion, and the story behind North Carolina's own Little Eva and her song "Locomotion."

This will be a hybrid History for Lunch with limited in person seating and virtually through Zoom. To attend in person visitors must RSVP due to limited available seats in the auditorium by calling Lori Meads at 252-331-4054. Once all the spots are full no more will be available.

If you plan to watch virtually through Zoom click the link below: