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Charles Connor: Keep A Knockin'


  • WHEN Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 2 p.m.
  • WHERE Museum of Making Music, 5790 Armada Dr., Carlsbad, CA
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  • AGES All ages
  • COST $15 - $20

Join us for a rockin’ afternoon featuring Little Richard’s drummer, Charles Connor.

Backed by a full band and vocalist Kate Flannery, this program takes the audience through a guided tour of the dawn of Rock 'n Roll.

When Little Richard formed his hard-charging backing band the Upsetters in 1953, he hired 18-year-old Charles Connor as his drummer.

A New Orleans native hardwired with the rhythms and tradition of second line drumming, Connor brought a distinctive beat to the burgeoning music scene of the 1950s and helped define the sound of Rock 'n Roll.

During the show Charles shares his legendary stories – from being scouted by Little Richard to sharing a room with Buddy Holly!

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