Mon Jul 23 |The Plaza @ 300 Ashland 300 Ashland Place
At the corner of Lafayette Ave & Flatbush Ave
Join us for a Community Celebration of Lead Belly’s Legacy at Brooklyn Music School. This unique event will feature Dan Zanes, Claudia Eliaza, Pauline Jean performing a selection of Lead Belly songs with the students of the Brooklyn Music School. During this event participants will have an opportunity to participate in a music video with Dan Zanes for the song “Rock Island Line” from his most recent album: “Lead Belly, Baby!” produced with Smithsonian Folkways, which celebrates the children’s music of his main inspiration, Lead Belly (1889–1949), known as the King of the 12-String Guitar. The rehearsals for and the event itself will also be filmed for a future documentary on the legacy of Lead Belly.