Beyond the Blues with Buffalo Nichols
Musical Performance by Buffalo Nichols
We welcome the acclaimed guitarist and songwriter Buffalo Nichols (aka Carl Nichols) for a solo performance in the Columbia Association Art Center! Looking to bring the blues of the past into the future, Nichols, who has also studied punk, West African music, and Ukrainian folk, has recently released his self-titled debut album on Fat Possum Records, the label’s first solo blues signing in almost 20 years. As Nichols explains, “Part of my intent, making myself more comfortable with this release, is putting more Black stories into the genres of folk and blues. Thursday, February 23, 2023. Doors open at 6 pm, Show begins at 7 pm.
About the Exhibit
In partnership with Columbia Festival of the Arts, the Columbia Association Art Center is pleased to host Beyond the Blues, a visual arts exhibit celebrating African American music, dance, and culture, February 9-28, 2023. The show features the art of 16 artists, including photographs, paintings, mixed media and sculptures. A reception for the visual arts show will be held Saturday, February 11, 1-3pm.
Columbia Festival of the Arts
The Columbia Festival of the Arts is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. Founded in 1987, the Festival’s popularity and growth has transformed it into one of the Baltimore/Washington Corridor’s premiere arts events. The Festival present both free and ticketed events, featuring world-class performances, exhibitions, film programs, concerts, family activities, master classes, workshops and community dialogues.
Columbia Festival of the Arts brings together the arts community, businesses, local schools, and individuals to create events that shine a spotlight, not only on the arts, but on the Howard County community as a Maryland showplace.