Music of the Vietnam Era

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Event Category: Special Adult Program

Target Audience: Adults 18+ (All Ages Welcome)

A tribute to Vietnam veterans, master singing impressionist Dave Ehlert will perform songs of the times that gave military service members an escape from the reality of Vietnam. Songs include “Run Through the Jungle,” “We Gotta Get Outta This Place,” “Purple Haze” and more. A dramatic multimedia production, entertaining and educational. Don’t miss it!

Sponsored by the Friends of the Germantown Community Library.

 

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