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Banjo on the Mountain

Tribute to Wade Mainer

There’s a new book out about 103-year-old, North Carolina-born banjo player Wade Mainer, and on Tuesday, Sept. 21, Dick Spottswood, the book’s author, will be in Chapel Hill for a discussion and book signing. Area musicians including Big Medicine and many others will perform songs from Mainer’s extensive catalog as part of an evening in tribute to Mainer. This free event begins at 5 p.m. at the Wilson Library in Chapel Hill.