Going Down South:
Music and Cultural Production on the Mississippi River
SEPTEMBER 10 – 27, 2018
Christensen Center – Gallery 720
Artist Talk: Thursday, September 27, 5:30 – 7 p.m. Christensen Center – Gallery 720
We often think of water as a resource, and the river as a tool that aids us in production and industry––barges loaded with cargo traveling from the Great Lakes region to the Delta. But the Mississippi River has also proven to be one of our most potent sources of cultural production. Along its banks, through each state it touches, artists influenced by the river have created some of America’s most powerful and timeless music.