Mojo Rhythm & Blues Festival 2019 - Blues Panel with Mark Hoffman, Jim Basnight, & Steve Franz

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Presented by Bainbridge Island Museum of Art at Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, Bainbridge Island WA

Jul 14 2019
Mojo Rhythm & Blues Festival 2019 - Blues Panel with Mark Hoffman, Jim Basnight, & Steve Franz

Join us for a panel featuring Mark Hoffman, Jim Basnight, and Steve Franz exploring all things blues

Panelists Steve Franz, Mark Hoffman and Jim Basnight have each traveled the world researching, filming documentaries, writing books, conducting interviews, producing radio programs, and putting their hearts and souls into preserving and sharing blues music. Each panelist will share stories and talk about one of the most important art forms in American history.

ABOUT MARK HOFFMAN
Mark Hoffman has written for Living Blues, Blue Suede News, and the Seattle Weekly. He was the chief consultant on The Howlin’ Wolf Story: The Secret History of Rock & Roll. He is the co-author of Moanin’ at Midnight: The Life and Times of Howlin’ Wolf, which was inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame in 2008 as a “classic in blues literature.” He lives on Bainbridge Island.

ABOUT JIM BASNIGHT
Jim Basnight has spent the last 8 years co-researching a biography and documentary film of the life story and musical legacy of blues master “Sonny Boy Williamson” (Alex “Rice” Miller 1913-65). Subjects

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ADMISSION INFO

Free Admission

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VIDEOS

  • A Blues Discussion with Mark Hoffman. Talkin' Howlin' Wolf and BIMA's Mojo Rhythm & Blues Festival 2019, courtesy of Stewart Daniels.

LOCATION

Bainbridge Island Museum of Art

550 Winslow Way East, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110

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PARKING INFO

Parking is available and free to our visitors.

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

    • Wheelchair Access

BIMA is located in the Island Gateway complex which has accessible parking spaces on Ravine Lane. There is a flat surface entering the courtyard, which leads into the museum. Parking is also

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