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A Great American Tapestry

June 30, 2018 | 7 pm
Birthplace of Country Music Museum
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The Birthplace of Country Music Museum presents a film screening and Q&A session with director David Weintroub of A Great American Tapestry: The Many Strands of Mountain Music.

A Great American Tapestry tells the story of the Southern mountains’ musical birth and evolution through the strands of the Scots-Irish legacy, oft-overlooked African-American tradition, and through the longest lived music in the Americas—the indigenous tradition.

The film features Grammy award-winners Rhiannon Giddens and Dom Flemons (The Carolina Chocolate Drops), folk performer and lecturer Sheila Kay Adams, David Holt (O Brother, Where Art Thou?), and folk balladeer and storyteller Joe Penland.