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Roots of American Music

May 13, 2011 | 12 am

Rhythm and Roots Reunion presents Roots of American Music salutes our region's creation of the first truly American sound. Hear what happened when the European violin met the African banjo in an unforgettable performance by some of the finest Irish, African and Blue Ridge Mountain musicians playing today. Jig dancing, old ballads, uilleann piping, the griot's twang; it is all here. Performing: Dale Jett, Wayne Henderson, Cheick Hamala Diabate, Linda Lay, Sammy Shelor, Eddie Bond, Kirk Sutphin, Burl Rhea, Molly Slemp, Joey Abarta, Leigh Beamer and Mick Moloney. $12 in Advance, $15 day of Show. Tickets may be purchased by calling the Paramount Box Office or on-line at www.etix.com.