Journey Stories: A Musical Journey: The Life of Ola Belle Reed

Cecil County Public Library, Aug. 4, 2012, 7:00 p.m.

Join us for a celebration of the famous Appalachian folksinger and songwriter, Ola Belle Reed! Ola Belle’s son, David Reed, and other local musicians will play her music and tell her journey story from the Appalachian mountains of North Carolina during the Great Depression north to Cecil County looking for work. This remarkable woman was honored by the National Endowment for the Arts, The Smithsonian Institute and the Library of Congress for her contribution to American music before her death in 2002. Come and hear great music from one of Cecil County’s own, Ola Belle Reed.

Location: Elkton Central Branch 301 Newark Avenue Elkton, MD 21921

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