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Stray Local

Date: 
Friday, October 12, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Stray Local is an indie folk band from Wilmington, North Carolina whose newly released EP Passenger, soaked with catchy guitar riffs, atmospheric strings, driving rhythms, and a powerful lead vocal, varies greatly from their folk past. The (soon-to-be) husband and wife songwriting team of Jamie Rowen and Hannah Lomas began their partnership in 2013 with a collection of folksy originals but have since developed their unique and electrifying sound, although not without hints of their southern roots.

Sparky and Rhonda Rucker

Date: 
Friday, October 5, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

SPARKY AND RHONDA RUCKER perform throughout the U.S. as well as overseas, singing songs and telling stories from the American folk tradition. They are internationally recognized as leading musicians, authors, and storytellers. They accompany themselves with fingerstyle picking and bottleneck blues guitar, blues harmonica, old-time banjo, piano, spoons, and bones.

Miller & Milnes

Date: 
Friday, September 28, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Jesse Milnes and Emily Miller perform country and old-time music, singing close harmony with Jesse's unique finger-picked guitar style and a healthy dose of old-time fiddling. Emily was raised playing and singing Louvin Brothers and Stanley Brothers songs with her parents while they traveled the world as news editors. She is now a lead singer and twin fiddler in the country band, the Sweetback Sisters, as well as musical director of the Davis & Elkins College Appalachian Ensemble.

Finn Magill

Date: 
Friday, September 21, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

 

Part of the Appalachia in the Bluegrass concert series. The series is supported by the John Jacob Niles Center for American Music, the Appalachian Studies Program, and the Appalachian Center of the University of Kentucky.

Songs and Stories of Kentucky's Suffragists

Date: 
Friday, September 7, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

 

Part of the Appalachia in the Bluegrass concert series. The series is supported by the John Jacob Niles Center for American Music, the Appalachian Studies Program, and the Appalachian Center of the University of Kentucky.

Large Ensemble Auditions

Date: 
Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 9:00am to 7:30pm

Join a large ensemble for the 100th anniversary of the School of Music!

MONDAY, AUGUST 20
9:00 AM, Oboe
10:00 AM, Bassoon (Fine Arts, Room 17)
10:30 AM, Trombone
11:30 AM, Flute
12:30 PM, Trumpet
3:00 PM, Violin
6:30 PM, Viola

TUESDAY, AUGUST 21
9:00 AM, Clarinet
3:00 PM, French Horn
3:00 PM, Saxophone (Fine Arts, Room 17)
4:00 PM, Tuba/Euphonium
5:00 PM, Cello
6:30 PM, Double Bass

Large Ensemble Auditions

Date: 
Monday, August 20, 2018 - 9:00am to 7:30pm

Join a large ensemble for the 100th anniversary of the School of Music!

MONDAY, AUGUST 20
9:00 AM, Oboe
10:00 AM, Bassoon (Fine Arts, Room 17)
10:30 AM, Trombone
11:30 AM, Flute
12:30 PM, Trumpet
3:00 PM, Violin
6:30 PM, Viola

TUESDAY, AUGUST 21
9:00 AM, Clarinet
3:00 PM, French Horn
3:00 PM, Saxophone (Fine Arts, Room 17)
4:00 PM, Tuba/Euphonium
5:00 PM, Cello
6:30 PM, Double Bass

Don Pedi

Date: 
Friday, September 14, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Don Pedi was born into a musical family in Chelsea Massachusetts. On weekends, his grandfather, who died before Don was born, would close his barber shop for business, and open his home in the back as a gathering place for family and friends to share homemade food, fellowship and live music. Don's grandfather played guitar, mandolin and banjo. Don's uncle Frank made his living singing and playing music. Another gifted singer is Don's dad. He'll burst into song at the drop of a hat.

The Other Years: Heather Summers and Anna Krippenstapel

Date: 
Friday, August 31, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

The Other Years are a duet born from a sister friendship, two friendly vines headed up the same tree. Their voices combine in many forms, embarking on a journey of song writing influenced by the old time tradition.

Anna Louise - fiddle, guitar, vocals, harmony master
Heather Summers - guitar, banjo, vocals

Part of the Appalachia in the Bluegrass concert series. The series is supported by the John Jacob Niles Center for American Music, the Appalachian Studies Program, and the Appalachian Center of the University of Kentucky.

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