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Monday Movie Nights at the Delta Blues Museum presents Cadillac Records (2008)
September 18 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pmNo Cost
Loosely based on the story of Chess Records, the film focuses on the record label that gave birth to numerous Mississippi blues artists including Muddy Waters, Howlin’ Wolf, Willie Dixon and others. The museum will also showcase a collection of cigar box guitars during this month.
Guests are encouraged to bring their own seating – each screening will start at approximately 8:00pm.
This is apart of the monthly outdoor film series, “Monday Movie Nights: Celebrating Mississippi’s Music History and Heritage,” that reflects the state’s rich musical heritage in light of the Bicentennial. A brief discussion and/or “Question and Answer” session will be held prior to each screening, providing the audience context as to the movie’s connection to Delta Blues music as well as background on the importance of the film and its time and place in cinematic history.