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Legendary Folk Documentarian John Cohen at BCM

John Cohen by Ed GrazdaBristol, VA/TN -- The Birthplace of Country Music (BCM) is honored to host legendary filmmaker, musicologist, and photographer John Cohen to the Birthplace of Country Music Museum (BCMM) for a screening of his documentary The High Lonesome Sound, followed by a question and answer session with Cohen about his long and fascinating career. The event will take place Thursday, June 18 at 7:00 p.m. in the Performance Theater at the museum.

Screening / Director Q&A with John Cohen: The High Lonesome Sound

John CohenThe Chicago Sun-Times calls renowned documentarian and musician John Cohen the "Architect of American Folk Revival." Meet the legendary filmmaker at the Birthplace of Country Music Museum on June 18 at 7:00 p.m. as we screen his classic documentary The High Lonesome Sound. The audience is invited to ask questions and participate in a discussion about Cohen's work following the film.

John Cohen Joins The Dust Busters On “Old Man Below” From Smithsonian Folkways

One Man BelowOn Aug. 14, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings will release Old Man Below. a collaboration between Brooklyn, New York-based folk trio The Dust Busters and their mentor, folk music legend John Cohen of The New Lost City Ramblers.

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