“The Center Of Nowhere” Documentary Screening
Doors open at 6 pm.
Tom "Festival" Cimms will cooking up some classic Springfield Style Cashew Chicken for purchase.
Center of Nowhere (7 pm screening): Dave Hoekstra's 95-minute documentary covers more than 6 years of harvesting stories on how commuity and environment influence the music around the remote destination of Springfield, Mo. Interviews with Dave Alvin, Eric "Roscoe" Ambel, Randle and Jaynie Chowning, Robbie Fulks, Merle Haggard, Bobby Lloyd Hicks, Scott Kempner, Brenda Lee, Melinda Mullins, Dan Penn, Jonathan Richman, Andy Shernoff, Scott Siman, Syd Straw, Donnie Thompson, Lou Whitney and many others. Award-winning animation by Sharon Rutledge. http://www.songsofanunsungamerica.com/?fbclid=IwAR1hHQm4ULgW4B6QoR-_ecCMQ2wt5hRhf9cyxq2X6RpxoD5rkb92hxxpkKM
North Berwyn Rhythm and Soul Organization (8:30 pm): Led by Scott Ligon, this group of musical all-stars (Casey McDonough, Sharon Rutledge, John Perrin) runs the table from old school harmonies to 60's pop to classic R&B and soul for your dancing pleasure. This loose rotation of talent always draws a packed house; come join the fun!