February 2020

23Feb(Feb 23)3:00 pm28(Feb 28)10:00 pmThe Chuck Rainey Experience


Event Details

The Chuck Rainey Experience: A Black History Month Salute to a Living Lane Music Legend
Sunday, February 23 – Friday, February 28, 2020

Chuck Rainey attended Lane College the fall of 1959 through the spring semester of 1960. He went on to have a successful career in music as a highly sought-after electric bass player who worked with an endless list of iconic artists including Michael Jackson, Louis Armstrong, Barbara Streisand, Marvin Gaye, Paul Simon, Bette Midler, Quincy Jones, Ringo Starr and Aretha Franklin. Rainey is a 2019 inductee to the Lane College Alumni Hall of Distinction. In observance of Black History month, Rainey returns to the Lane Campus to share his keys to success in the entertainment industry and in life.

“Although I did not graduate, I am very proud to have experienced at Lane College the beginning of attempting a career in music. I am looking forward to… Black History month.” – Chuck Rainey

Sunday, February 23, 2020 at 3:30 pm – Cyber Cafe
Movie Screening of, Amazing Grace, Aretha Franklin’s critically acclaimed 1972 concert film featuring Rev. James Cleveland and Chuck Rainey; Q&A with Chuck Rainey afterward

Monday, February 24, 2020, 11:00 am – Choir Room in JCM
Music Clinic taught by Chuck Rainey

Wednesday, February 26, 2020, 6:00 pm – CMAC Auditorium
Lane College Band Black History Month Concert with guest appearance by Chuck Rainey – Streamed live on Facebook

Friday, February 28, 2020, 6:00 pm – CMAC Auditorium
An Evening with Chuck Rainey
Conversation with Chuck Rainey, about his Lane days and tremendous career; musical performances by the Dave Clark Memorial Band, Lane College student musicians, and the Lane College Concert Choir – Streamed live on Facebook


23 (Sunday) 3:00 pm - 28 (Friday) 10:00 pm


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