Lamar Banister

Performing with his oral history and music

William & Mary

June 4th 3:PM to 4:15 PM

Virginia the birthplace of American music entertainment? Once you experience multi-instrumentalist Lamar Banister's oral history and music, we believe you will be convinced. Lamar has been featured on PBS, CBS and A&E TV with some of his history series. Playing a wide variety of 15+ instruments (some vintage, some personally crafted), Lamar will demonstrate through fascinating stories and tunes Virginia‚Äôs remarkable musical legacy up to the 1960s. The surprising development of some instruments will also be discussed. You will view pictures of early music entertainers as Lamar transitions from Pre-History, through the Colonial period to Sea Chanteys, Spirituals, Country, Western, Folk and Blues. Don't miss this opportunity to bring your family and friends to hear this rare educational, fun and entertaining revelation of our wonderful musical heritage. Please call 757 564-9592 or 757 303-5907 for information and to reserve your $15 ticket.

Sponsored by

Virginia Musical Museum & Virginia Music Hall of Fame