Blues Listening Party with Steve Franz & Mark Hoffman
Join us for a blues listening party in BIMA’s Frank Buxton Auditorium with blues aficionados Steve Franz and Mark Hoffman.
Admission is free, no reservation required.
ABOUT MARK HOFFMAN
Mark Hoffman has written for Living Blues, Blue Suede News, and the Seattle Weekly. He was the chief consultant on The Howlin’ Wolf Story: The Secret History of Rock & Roll. He is the co-author of Moanin’ at Midnight: The Life and Times of Howlin’ Wolf, which was inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame in 2008 as a “classic in blues literature.” He lives on Bainbridge Island.
ABOUT STEVE FRANZ
Steve Franz graduated from the University of Memphis with a Master’s degree in Ethnomusicology. He is the author of “The Amazing Secret History of Elmore James,” which was translated into Japanese in 2006, and selected as one of the “100 Books Every Blues Fan Should Own.” For the past decade, he has been the host and independent producer of the critically acclaimed and nationally syndicated radio show Blues Unlimited, which focuses on the history, heritage and rich cultural traditions of the blues. Three volumes of “Blues Unlimited: The Complete Radio Show Transcripts” will be available in the spring of 2019.