Recorded in Charlotte

  • Sat, Nov 18, 2023 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • The Charlotte Museum of History

    3500 Shamrock Drive
    Charlotte, North Carolina 28215
Ticket Price $0.00-$5.00 This event is now over
Description

What do Pitch Perfect and James Brown have in common? Both of their most iconic songs were recorded right here in Charlotte! 

On November 18, join the Charlotte Museum of History for an interactive music history discussion with the experts. We will learn from historians, honor the greats, and reminisce with folks who have been in the music scene for 40+ years. Come ready to listen to great music and learn a little bit about Charlotte’s music story.

This program will also include a booth from Park Road Books, who will be selling books written by Charlotte music historians David Menconi and Daniel Coston.

Date & Time

Sat, Nov 18, 2023 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Venue Details

The Charlotte Museum of History

3500 Shamrock Drive
Charlotte, North Carolina 28215 The Charlotte Museum of History
The Charlotte Museum of History

The Charlotte Museum of History saves and shares the Charlotte region’s history, connecting the past to current issues and opportunities. We believe a shared understanding of the past can enrich the community’s future, and we work to tell the stories of all parts of our community and all those who have inhabited our area.

 

The museum sits on an eight-acre wooded campus in fast-changing East Charlotte. It’s the site of the oldest surviving house in Mecklenburg County, the Rock House built circa 1774 for the Hezekiah Alexander household. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places and a designated local landmark, the house is Charlotte’s only remaining structure from the days of the Revolutionary period. Nearby are a relocated barn dating to the era, a reproduction log kitchen, and a reconstructed two-story springhouse. Tours of the site and museum programs highlight how people lived during that era and tell of the many cultures that came together to build Charlotte, including the stories of Black, Indigenous, and immigrant communities.


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