When: Wed., Oct. 18, 7 p.m. 2017
Cleveland has a rich gospel music history, from Wings Over Jordan Choir, the first professional, touring black choir in the United States, to the Womack brothers and beyond. Join musicians, scholars, and preachers to discuss the impact of the Stokes Brothers and gospel music on Cleveland. Moderated by Johnny Parker and featuring Helen Turner Thompson, Lafayette Carthon, and Afi Scruggs. This event will take place in the Rock Hall's Foster Theater.