Rev. Robert Jones + Film: Two Trains Runnin' (2016)

Category: Arts - Performing

Event Date:

Wednesday, February 13, 2019


7:00 pm - 10:00 pm


The CUBE at the Max M. & Marjorie S. Fisher Music Cente
3711 Woodward Ave
Detroit, MI 48201

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Alison Aquilina


(313) 576-5111


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Event Details:

Detroit bluesman and Kresge Arts Fellow Reverend Robert Jones will perform a live solo set prior to a screening of Sam Pollard’s 2016 documentary Two Trains Runnin’, narrated by Common and featuring the music of Gary Clark, Jr. The film the search for two forgotten blues singers (Son House & Skip James) set in Mississippi during the height of the civil rights movement. Named one of the best documentaries of 2017 by Rolling Stone magazine, Two Trains Runnin' was also honored with a Grammy nomination for Best Music Film. 

This event is FREE and open to the public! Ticket required.

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