The Blues and its People

#30 Russell Gunn
LIVE FROM THE APOLLO: Russell Gunn heads this cultural theatrical experience, May 26.
Friday May 26, 2023 08:00 PM EDT
Cost: $49-69
CL Critic Hal Horowitz Recommends: Trumpeter Russell Gunn leads a 26 piece Royal Krunk Jazz Orkestra through original blues, jazz and gospel music reflecting on the African American experience throughout history. The show, a multi-media cultural event, received rave reviews during its run at the Apollo Theater in New York. — HH

From the venue:

The Apollo Theater’s production of The Blues and Its People celebrates the 60th Anniversary of Blues People: Negro Music in White America by Amiri Baraka. The concert sold out in New York and now it’s coming to Atlanta. It features Blues, Jazz, and Gospel music performed by Russell Gunn and the 26-piece Royal Krunk Jazz Orkestra with special guests including Warren Wolf, Jazzmeia Horn, Miles Griffith, Leon Timbo, Weedie Braimah, and jessica Care moore. The Atlanta Jazz Festival will present the concert at Atlanta Symphony Hall on Friday, May 26, 2023 at 8:00 PM.
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