Stories Behind the Songs

Stories Behind the Songs

Join award-winning singer-songwriter Rob Lutes as he takes us through this 4-part series that combines singing, history, and discussion. He covers all the major musical movements in North America, including ragtime, blues, folk, Tin Pan, Alley, Jazz, Doo Wop, R&B, Rock and Roll and more.

You can check out more about this program at roblutes.com/the-stories-behind-the-songs.

Upcoming Dates & Times for Stories Behind the Songs

Tuesday, September 7, 2021, 12:30 pm PST, 3:30 pm EST [Get a Reminder]

Tuesday, September 14, 2021, 12:30 pm PST, 3:30 pm EST [Get a Reminder]

Tuesday, September 21, 2021, 12:30 pm PST, 3:30 pm EST [Get a Reminder]

Tuesday, September 28, 2021, 12:30 pm PST, 3:30 pm EST [Get a Reminder]

What is Stories Behind the Songs? 

The Stories behind the Songs is designed to break isolation and bring enjoyment to adults through the sharing of musical memories and the fascinating stories behind songs they know and love. The program brings participants on a guided tour of the history of popular music, from its earliest iterations in America in the 18th century, through the flowering of genres like blues, ragtime, jazz, country, and Rock and Roll, among other musical movements.

About Rob Lutes


Rob Lutes is an acclaimed songwriter and performer, a multiple Maple Blues Award and Canadian Folk Music Award nominee and recipient of the 2018 Canadian Folk Music Award for Contemporary Singer of the Year. He has given workshops in schools and to seniors across Canada for many years, is an active member of Quebec's Cultural Education Repertoire and Learn Quebec's Artist's Inspire roster and has taught in the Festival Blues-sur-Seine’s (France) internationally recognized education program as well as the Ottawa Bluesfest Blues in Schools program.

Contact:  Rob Lutes / rob@roblutes.com  /  514.515.4413