Spiritual Songs: Music That Built a Nation | Nashville Public Radio

Event Details

  • February 10, 2018
  • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • Free


  • Tennessee State University Avon Williams Campus
  • Training Room 2
  • Nashville, TN 37203

Event Description

NOTE: Two show times, two locations. TSU hosts an afternoon of music & history with Dr. Naima Johnston-Bush, who will be sharing her program “Spiritual Songs: History of African-American Music.” Dr. Johnston-Bush will explore the history of spiritual music & its evolution as an American art form. Her dynamic voice brings each song alive, tracing the history of this powerful musical expression of faith. The audience is led from the 1600s to the present, illustrating the impact & influence of African-American spiritual music in all musical genres today. Below are the two different times & locations for this event: 1pm – 2pm Tennessee State University in The Avon Williams Center 330 10th Ave N Nashville, TN 37203 4pm – 6pm First Lutheran Church 113 8th Ave S Nashville, TN 37203

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