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Lunsford Festival Ballad Swap

October 03 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

When English musicologist Cecil Sharp visited Madison County in 1916, he found so much music that he wrote that he’d discovered a “nest of singing birds.” He collected songs from 29 Madison County singers on his trip and some of the descendants of those singers are still proudly carrying on the tradition. In this intimate setting (and from the comfort of your own home!) you’ll have the chance to hear 7th and 8th generation ballad singers as they breathe life into centuries-old songs of lost love, false knights, talking parrots, and some very big rams.

This online event is free, but please reserve a ticket as space is limited.

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Details

Date:
October 03
Time:
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Event Category:

Organizer

Ramsey Center
Phone:
(828) 689-1115
Email:
lweinstein@mhu.edu
Website:
https://www.mhu.edu/ramsey-center

Venue

100 Athletic St
Mars Hill, NC 28754 United States
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