Lead Belly Tributes This Weekend

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland continues its weeklong tribute to the Life and Music of Lead Belly this weekend with three special concerts. Tonight (Friday, Nov. 5) Oscar Brand and Josh White Jr. play at the Beachland Ballroom. Tomorrow (Sat., Nov. 6) the Beachland Ballroom will host a special concert featuring Jon Langford, the Tarbox Ramblers and a rare grown-up show by Dan Zanes and Friends.

This Sunday Nov. 7, the Ninth American Music Masters Series concludes with the highlight of the week – the Tribute Concert at Severance Hall. Harry Belafonte will open the evening. Performers will include Robert Plant, Los Lobos, Odetta, Dave Alvin, Alison Krauss, Robert Lockwood, Jr., Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown, John Hiatt, Oscar Brand, Josh White, Jr., Tarbox Ramblers and others very special guests. More information here.

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