Salon @ 615: Will Kaufman speaks about Woody Guthrie

10 Aug

Ever since Davis-Kidd closed its doors Nashville’s been missing something. Well, actually it’s been missing several things – an awesome book store with a friendly and knowledgeable staff and a place for authors to come and talk to the community.

Luckily the library has taken up the slack left by the loss of big book stores in the area and has been bringing great authors, many of them local, to the downtown library to speak to anyone who wants to come and hear them. The series is called Salon @ 615 and they do at least one a month.

Tonight the library brings Will Kaufman, author of Woody Guthrie, American Radical, which just came out last month. According to the event description, Kufaman is “a singer, instrumentalist and Professor of American Literature and Culture at the University of Central Lancashire, England” as well one of the world’s foremost Woody Guthrie scholars. His books will also be there, so he’ll be signing after he speaks about Woody for awhile.

The event gets started tonight at 6:15 (see what they did there?) and you can park for dirt cheap in the lot attached to the library. Get there early and bring questions and a song in your heart.

-Emily