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Coming Soon Tate Modern Performance

Listening Sessions: Soul of a Nation

11 September 2017
25 September 2017
9 October 2017

Barkley L. Hendricks Icon for My Man Superman (Superman Never Saved any Black People – Bobby Seale) 1969 Private Collection; © Estate of Barkley L. Hendricks. Courtesy of Jack Shainman Gallery, New York. Superman S-Shield © & ™ DC Comics. Used with permission.

Join musicians, curators and historians for a series of intimate listening sessions exploring the links between American music of the 1960s and 70s and the art and artists featured in the exhibition Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power. Each session features seminal tracks from the era, discussion with contemporary performers and the exhibition’s curators, and a private view of Soul of a Nation.

Listening Session: Jazz 

Monday 11 September, 18.45-20.45

Listening Session: Black Power Funk & Soul

Monday 25 September, 18.45-20.45

Listening Session: Poetry and Spoken Word

Monday 9 October,18.45-20.45​

 Each Listening Session is booked separately

This event has been provided by Tate Gallery on behalf of Tate Enterprises LTD


In the Soul of a Nation Exhibition

Tate Modern
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11 September 2017 at 18.45–20.45

25 September 2017 at 18.45–20.45

9 October 2017 at 18.45–20.45



Concessions available

When booking please select from the calendar the date of the Listening Session you would like to attend

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