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The Southern Folklife Collection Presents “The Fiddle” Jan 11

Nashville Bluegrass BandChapel Hill, NC -- The Southern Folklife Collection at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Library presents The Fiddle, a celebration of the iconic instrument of American roots music. Featuring performances and lectures on fiddle styles by top musicians and leading scholars, this series is an opportunity to enjoy and learn about the American South's music, history, and culture. A concert showcasing the fiddle will be held at Memorial Hall on the campus of University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on Friday, January 11, 2013, featuring Nashville Bluegrass Band, Byron Berline, Matt Glaser and Bobby Taylor./Images/NBB1212.jpg

Southern Folklife Collection Presents “The Banjo: Southern Roots, American Branches”

Banjo of Philip Gura CollectionChapel Hill, NC -- The Southern Folklife Collection at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Library presents The Banjo: Southern Roots, American Branches on Saturday, August 25, 2012. The symposium begins at 10:00 AM with lectures and panel discussions throughout the day in the Pleasants Family Assembly Room at the Wilson Special Collections Library on the university campus. A concert showcasing the instrument commences at 7:30 PM at Memorial Hall featuring Tony Trischka, Riley Baugus with Kirk Sutphin and Dom Flemons of the Carolina Chocolate Drops. All events are free and open to the public.

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