Stax Music Academy Music of the Movement: MLK, WDIA, & Sounds of the Civil Rights Era
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Stax Music Academy Music of the Movement: MLK, WDIA, & Sounds of the Civil Rights Era

02/28/2018, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Rose Theater, 470 University St, Memphis TN 38152 map

Adrianna Christmas adrianna.christmas@staxacademy.org

Description:
Stax Music Academy commemorates the death of Dr. Matrin Luther King, Jr.. The production focuses on the secular and sacred music that influenced Dr. King. The show is set at WDIA the first black owned and operated radio station in the U.S. and a force for social change and civil rights. Stax students will use their musical skills to study the life of a the civil rights icon in a way that it has never been studied.