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Sarah Kilborne - The Lavender Blues: A Showcase of Queer Music Before World War II

Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim, Cambridge MA

Feb 14 2018
Sarah Kilborne - The Lavender Blues: A Showcase of Queer Music Before World War II

Sarah Kilborne introduces audiences to a little-known, yet revolutionary moment in music history when pioneering artists sang boldly about sexual and gender fluidity – something daring even for today, and as deliciously fun and inspiring as ever.

The Lavender Blues is a showcase of queer music before World War II. Some of our most famous musical artists of the early 20th century were not only “in the life” – meaning gay, bisexual or transgender – but they sang about this life too. With songs and stories from Vaudeville, Tin Pan Alley, the Harlem Renaissance, the Weimar Republic and more, performance artist Sarah Kilborne introduces audiences to a little-known, yet revolutionary moment in music history when pioneering artists

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