The Star-Spangled Bannercast with Mark Clague: Jimi's Banners
When: June 26, 2015 at the Downtown Netcasting Studio
In celebration of the 200th anniversary of The Star-Spangled Banner, UM School of Music, Theatre & Dance Professor Mark Clague talks with us about Jimi Hendrix and his personal relationship with our nation anthem.
Mark discusses one of the most famous national anthem performances of all time in this Bannercast, recounting the story of Jimi Hendrix's rendition of The Star-Spangled Banner at the Woodstock music festival. He elaborates on the significance of this performance, its creativity and craft, as well as the intent behind it. For more from Mark on this iconic Banner moment, see his article [http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayAbstract?fromPage=online&aid=9454677&fulltextType=RA&fileId=S1752196314000364|"'This is America' : Jimi Hendrix's Star Spangled Banner Journey as Psychedelic Citizenship"] in the November 2014 volume of the Journal of the Society for American Music.
June 26, 2015 at the Downtown Netcasting Studio
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Related Event: Banner Moments: The National Anthem in American Life