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Hubby Jenkins

July 15 @ 3:00 pm - 3:50 pm

Hubby Jenkins is a talented multi-instrumentalist who endeavors to share hislove and knowledge of old-time American music. Born and raised in Brooklyn he
delved into his Southern roots, following the thread of African American history
that wove itself through country blues, ragtime, fiddle and banjo, and traditional
jazz. Hubby got his higher musical education started as a busker. He developed
his guitar and vocal craft on the sidewalks and subway platforms of New York
City, performing material by those venerable artists whose work he was quickly
absorbing. An ambitiously itinerant musician, he took his show on the road,
playing the streets, coffee shops, bars, and house parties of cities around the
After years of busking around the U.S and making a name for himself,
Hubby became acquainted with the Carolina Chocolate Drops. He was an
integral part of the Grammy award winning Carolina Chocolate Drops from
2010 to 2014. Since 2015 to 2018 he was active in touring and recording
member in the Rhiannon Giddens band. He was on her album “Tomorrow
Is My Turn” in 2015 and in 2017 “Freedom Highway.” After these projects
Hubby’s focus is on solo performances around the world.


July 15
3:00 pm - 3:50 pm
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Crystal Theatre
401 W Broadway St
Okemah, OK 74859 United States