The Murder Ballad of James Jones

Date/Time: Friday, April 17th @ 3:00 pm – Downstairs; Saturday, April 18th @ 8:30 pm – Upstairs
Place: The Nickelodeon Theatre
Film Block: Burdens of the Past
Genre: Documentary Short

Buy Tickets: April 17th @ 3:00 pm

Buy Tickets: April 18th @ 8:30 pm


In 1993, Chicago blues singer James “Tail Dragger” Jones–a protege of Howlin’ Wolf–shot and killed fellow musician Boston Blackie during an on-stage performance.

Directed by Jesse Kreitzer; Iowa City, IA
4 min