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“Lead Belly: An American Legend” featuring the Rev. Robert Jones

Presented by Storytelling Arts of Indiana and Indiana Historical Society at Indiana History Center, Indianapolis IN

Apr 23 2022
“Lead Belly: An American Legend” featuring the Rev. Robert Jones

Join the Reverend Robert Jones in his musical portrayal of one of America’s greatest performers, Huddie Ledbetter, better known by his stage name, “Lead Belly.”

He was born in 1888 in Mooringsport, Louisiana and died in 1949, but in his 60 years on earth, he forever impacted the world of folk music. The self-proclaimed “King of the 12-string Guitar”, Lead Belly was the writer of many classic American songs, including “Goodnight Irene,” “The Rock Island Line,” “Midnight Special,” and “Take this Hammer.”

The Reverend Robert Jones is accomplished at guitar, harmonica, mandolin, banjo and fiddle and plays all over the U.S., Canada and

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Tickets range from $15 – $35 for in-person and online viewing

Contact: 317-828-7855


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Indiana History Center

450 West Ohio Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202

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