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Saturday, September 28 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Fiddle & Banjo: The Roots and Branches of American Music

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Join us for a discussion and demonstration involving the intimate relationship between the Fiddle and Banjo in African American and Anglo American folk music and how that relationship evolved over time into the present day. Featuring discussion by Dr. Jocelyn Neal and artist demonstrations by Tatiana Hargreaves & Allison DeGroot, Dwight Hawkins, Justin Robinson and Hank Smith & Pattie Hopkins Kinlaw.

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Jocelyn Neal

University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Jocelyn Neal is Professor of Music at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she directs the UNC Bluegrass Initiative and teaches courses in songwriting, country music, and bluegrass. She is the author of Country Music: A Cultural and Stylistic History (Oxford Univ... Read More →


Saturday September 28, 2019 2:00pm - 3:30pm EDT
Raleigh Convention Center Main Lobby 500 S Salisbury St, Raleigh, NC 27601