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Marie and Rosetta

Detroit Public Theatre
3711 Woodward Avenue,
Detroit, MI 48201
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Referred to by some as the “godmother of rock ‘n’ roll,” Sister Rosetta Tharpe influenced artists like Elvis Presley and Ray Charles with her fierce guitar playing and unique style of gospel. Marie and Rosetta features electrifying music and brings us to Tharpe’s first rehearsal with young protégée Marie Knight before they set out to become one of the great duos in music history.
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The Holler Sessions at Detroit Public Theatre
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