Cotton Club display at Cone Park

display case with information about famous 20th century African American MusiciansCone Park Branch Library is inviting the community to come see the display created by the Cotton Club Museum and Cultural Center, Inc. about Famous 20th Century African American Musicians.

In the 1940’s and 50’s, the Cotton Club was known for being a big bands club on the Chitlin’ circuit, and hosted performers such as Ray Charles, B.B. King, Bo’ Diddley and Brook Benton. The Cotton Club Museum and Cultural Center, Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to restoring the building that was the Cotton Club located at 837 S.E. 7th Ave. Gainesville, FL.  

Come in throughout the month of March to view this display.