Getting Ready to Celebrate: Son House in the News

Journey to the Son, our four-day celebration of blues great Son House, kicks off tomorrow! Gearing up for this event has meant hard work and long hours for a lot of our staff, and one of the biggest motivation boosts has been all the excitement coming from the Rochester community and beyond. It seems like Son House's … Continue reading Getting Ready to Celebrate: Son House in the News

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Getting Ready to Celebrate: The Son House Trail App

Journey to the Son, our four-day celebration of blues great Son House, kicks off in just two days! We've been doing our best here on GevaJournal to prepare you for the festivities, but if you still want more - or if you just want an easy way to keep all the important information at your fingertips - … Continue reading Getting Ready to Celebrate: The Son House Trail App

Getting Ready to Celebrate: Son House in Rochester

Journey to the Son, our four-day celebration of blues great Son House, kicks off in just three days! But if you just can't wait any more, you can get a jump on things by visiting some significant sites related to Son's life in Rochester. Here's a map to get you started:

Getting Ready to Celebrate: Son House in Pictures

Journey to the Son, our four-day celebration of blues great Son House, kicks off in just four days! At this point, it probably goes without saying that Mr. House is a big inspiration for us, and we're definitely not alone in that. During the festival, our lobby will be full of work by visual artists who've also … Continue reading Getting Ready to Celebrate: Son House in Pictures

Getting Ready to Celebrate: Meet the Headliners

Journey to the Son, our four-day celebration of blues great Son House, kicks off in just five days! In addition to the presentations, discussions, play reading, music workshops and performances by local blues musicians, the festival will feature three headline concerts by renowned blues artists John Hammond, John Mooney and Chris Thomas King. If you're not familiar with … Continue reading Getting Ready to Celebrate: Meet the Headliners

Getting Ready to Celebrate: Son House’s Life

Journey to the Son, our four-day celebration of blues great Son House, kicks off in just six days! In case you need to brush up on your Son House history before the festival - which will feature presentations, panel discussions and a play about Son's life - we've put together this timeline to help you get the facts … Continue reading Getting Ready to Celebrate: Son House’s Life

Getting Ready to Celebrate: Son House’s Music

Journey to the Son, our four-day celebration of blues great Son House, kicks off in just one week, on Wednesday August 26. We're pretty immersed in the blues around here already, but for anyone who needs a little help getting in the spirit, here are some great videos of Son performing some tunes. First, here's Son with … Continue reading Getting Ready to Celebrate: Son House’s Music