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Greensboro’s Ode to Sister Rosetta Tharpe

June 04, 2016 at 6pm


Before there was rock’n roll, before there were rock guitar gods, before Chuck Berry, Little Richard, Elvis Presley and Johnny Cash, there was Sister Rosetta Tharpe. On Saturday, June 4, Greensboro’s beloved, O. Henry Award Winning storyteller and musician Mr. Logie Meachum will lead a handpicked band of Greensboro’s top musicians in telling the story of Sister Rosetta Tharpe—from her 1940's and ’50's crossover from gospel to secular music to the lasting impact she has had on future generations of R&B, rock 'n' roll, jazz, blues and country musicians.


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1500 Dans Rd, Greensboro, NC 27401, United States
Jimmie I. Barber Park
1500 Dans Rd, Greensboro, NC 27401, United States



Location Info

For all concerts, grounds will open at 5pm, with the opening act starting at 6pm and the headliner starting at 7pm—unless indicated otherwise. All concerts should end by 8:30pm.


Over 250 paved parking places are available within Barber Park. Overflow parking will be made available at the Hayes-Taylor YMCA. Volunteers and signage will be on-site to help you find safe and convenient parking.

Please refrain from parking along streets in the surrounding residential neighborhoods.

Park Rules

Alcohol will be on-sale, therefore North Carolina law stipulates that no outside alcohol may be brought into the event. All alcohol purchased at the event must be consumed within the confines of the amphitheater/designated event area.

  • No weapons or firearms
  • No animals or pets
  • No fires or grills
  • No unauthorized vehicles driving or parking on unpaved surfaces

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