YouTube du Jour: Best of the Beat

[youtube][/youtube] Tonight, we’re honoring Dave Bartholomew at the Best of the Beat at Generations Hall. At the recent Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s American Music Masters tribute to Bartholomew and Fats Domino, Civil Rights leader Julian Bond spoke of their importance and the significance of rock ‘n’ roll in the Civil Rights Movement. Here’s his speech.

Tickets to tonight’s event are on sale online until 2 p.m. Tickets will also be available at the door, which opens at 6.