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Beyond the Blues: Ending the Prison Industrial Complex

Thu, Sep 10, 2015, 6:30pm7:30pm

Photo of Marcus Shelby
Thu, Sep 10, 2015
6:30pm – 7:30pm
Museum of the African Diaspora
685 Mission St.
San Francisco, CA + Google Map
(415) 358-7200

Note: This program takes place at MoAD, not at Yerba Buena Gardens.

The Marcus Shelby Quartet presents:
Beyond the Blues: Ending the Prison Industrial Complex

Marcus Shelby, noted composer, bassist, and bandleader presents a mini-concert and an interactive discussion on the perils of the prison industrial complex, mass incarceration, ending the death penalty, alternative criminal justices practices, and how music can be a creative vehicle to highlight these issues.

The premiere of Marcus Shelby’s “Beyond the Blues: A Prison Oratorio” performed by the Marcus Shelby Orchestra will be presented admission-free on Sunday, September 27 at the Yerba Buena Gardens Festival.

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