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An Evening with Rev. Robert B. Jones, Sr.

Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum
Grand Rapids, MI

Friday, February 17, 2023 - 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. EST


Join the Grand Rapids African American Museum & Archives and the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library & Museum in welcoming Reverend Robert B. Jones Sr. for an evening of music in conjunction with the new feature exhibit on display at the Ford Museum. America at the Crossroads: The GUITAR and a Changing Nation delves into the history of the instrument and its influence on American history. The exhibit is on loan from the National GUITAR Museum.

About Reverend Robert B. Jones, Sr:

Rev. Robert Jones, Sr. is a native Detroiter and an inspirational storyteller and musician celebrating the history, humor and power of American Roots music. His deep love for traditional African American and American traditional music is shared inlive performances that interweave timeless stories with original and traditional songs.

For more than thirty years Robert has entertained and educated audiences of all ages in schools, colleges, libraries, union halls, prisons, churches and civil rights organizations. At the heart of his message is the belief that our cultural diversity tells a story that should celebrate, not just tolerate.

All events listed in the calendar are free unless noted.