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JOIN NORLA FOR A HISTORIC WEEKEND

Shreveport, LA- Norla Preservation Project will host its 2nd annual Shreveport Sounds: A Music History Symposium event, which will highlight the history of North Louisiana’s various decades of music and musicians. The one-day symposium will take place at the Robinson Film Center in downtown Shreveport on Saturday, November 3rd  from 9AM until 3PM, and will feature lectures, open discussions, films, and musical performances.

The event will feature 8 speakers and special guests discussing Shreveport significant topics such as Jimi Hendrix at the Municipal, Shreveport Barbershop Quartets, the Old Blue Goose neighborhood, and much more.  This year’s speakers and special guests are:

Winston Hall

Chris Brown

Daniel Garner

Wendell Glass

James Davenport

L.C. Wells

Dorsey Summerfield

And Buddy Flett

 There will also be a Pop-Up Museum that will allow individuals to showcase their personal music memorabilia. Explore Shreveport’s past and present at this unique event. Cost for the symposium is $60 which includes lunch.

 Leading up to the symposium, on Friday, November 2nd, from 7PM until 10PM, Norla is bringing back its Prohibition Party, presented by Flying Heart Brewery in Bossier City.  The event will feature music from the Bill Causey Orchestra, food by Chef Anthony Felan, a cash bar and much more!  1920’s cocktail attire is strongly encouraged.  Tickets start at $75.

 Tickets to both events can be purchased at www.eventbrite.com. Follow Norla Preservation Project on Facebook for up-to-date information.