Author Talk: Evolution of Country Music with Michael Streissguth

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Marcellus Free Library
Friends Community Room

Event Details

Local author and Le Moyne professor Michael Streissguth will discuss his newest novel, Highways and Heartaches: How Ricky Skaggs, Marty Stuart, and Children of the New South Saved the Soul of Country Music (Hachette Books, 2023).

In this enlightening and entertaining book, experience the evolution of country music, from the rural routes of 1970s Appalachia to the 1980s country music boom that paved the way for modern Americana.

The Library Journal calls Highways and Heartaches "An absorbing and richly detailed retrospective that will especially appeal to country and bluegrass aficionados." 

Registration recommended. 

Event Type(s): Adult, Seniors
Presenter: Michael Streissguth
Thomas Pettitt

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