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Sarah Kilborne

The Lavender Blues is a showcase of queer music before World War II.  It is music history. It is queer history. It is women's history. It is entertainment. It is life. "Girls were girls and boys were boys when I was a tot.

Now we don't know who is who or even what's what!"  (Gwen Farrar, 1926)                                               

With The Lavender Blues, modern cabaret performer Sarah Kilborne brings to light for the first time the quiet, yet powerful emergence between the world wars of songs that spoke about what it was like to be gay or "in the life."