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Community Pop-up: Harmonica Demonstration and Beginner Harmonica Workshop with Carlos DeFord Bailey at Nashville Public Library, Goodlettsville Branch


4-4:45 pm

45 Min

Museum Admission Is Not Required

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Have you ever wanted to learn to play the harmonica? Now’s your chance! Join us for a group harmonica lesson in honor of DeFord Bailey, one of early country music’s most popular performers and the genre’s first Black star. Learn more about Bailey’s story and music during a demonstration led by Carlos DeFord Bailey, a harmonica player and DeFord Bailey’s grandson. After the performance, participants will get a chance to play along, with guidance from the pros. Youth participants will receive free Hohner harmonicas while supplies last. Takes place at the Nashville Public Library’s Goodlettsville Branch, 205 Rivergate Pkwy., Goodlettsville, TN, 37072. All ages. Free.

Learn more about DeFord Bailey and see videos of him performing by visiting the Museum’s Discover DeFord Bailey webpage.


Nashville Public Library, Goodlettsville

205 Rivergate Pkwy., Goodlettsville, TN, 37072

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