Tag: Music of the Carolinas
On Sunday, April 13, Lebanese musicians Naji Hilal and Christopher Saleh combine their considerable musical talents in a unique program highlighting Lebanese culture in North Carolina. This concert coincides with the NC Museum of History’s ongoing exhibit Cedars in the Pines, which showcases the history and contributions of Lebanese immigrants who have made North Carolina their home since the 1880s.
Celebrate Mother’s Day by learning the story of the Landis family as told with interviews and stories, scenes from daily life, reunions, gospel concerts, and church services ranging over the lifetime of 87-year-old Mrs. Bertha M. Landis, the family’s matriarch and oldest surviving member.
One hundred fifty years after the American Civil War, the music of the time period is still alive and well. One of The Huckleberry Brothers’ founding members first heard this music first-hand from Civil War veterans; Edd Little, Sr. passed away a few years ago, but his memories and legacy are carried on by the band he helped create.
A documentary film by Yasha Aginsky Homemade American Music accompanies Mike Seeger and Alice Gerrard in visits with their friends and mentors. It traces the origins of rural American music from traditional folk cultures in the southern United States and then demonstrates how traditional music is learned, played, adapted and performed by younger musicians from… Read More ›