New Harmonies in Appalachia

Bascom Lamar Lunsford and Frieda English. Courtesy Hugh Morton Photograph Collections, Wilson Library, UNC Chapel Hill.

On September 25, New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music opens for a six-week stay in Mars Hill, home to the “Minstrel of the Appalachians” Bascom Lamar Lunsford. Festivities at Mars Hill College include traditional Appalachian dance, Rob Amberg photo display, Pickin’ and Poetry on the Porch, and Searching for the Real Thing in America Music, a Humanities Council Teachers Institute seminar.

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