For Barrelhouse Bonni McKeown--piano player, writer, blues educator, activist, film producer, journalist --blues music is a bridge between ethnic groups and generations. She has found local arts, history and business are keys to bringing people together in our challenging times. She's available to play the blues for you, lead singalongs, help you learn to make up your own blues tune, and share the history.
Read Bonni's blues and Chicago West Side community writings in the Austin Weekly News
Bonni's writing contributed to the music history webpage with Maxwell Street Foundation
Bonni's book Peaceful Patriot: The Story of Tom Bennett" featured in West Virginia Encyclopedia
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“Bonni plays her pure heart...honestly.” - Gaye Adegbalola, blues singer songwriter