Press Release From ASU
March 20, 2012. The annual Black Banjo and Fiddle Workshop and Concert at Appalachian State University will be held Wednesday, March 28, in Plemmons Student Union from noon to 10 p.m. The public is invited.
The event will include workshops, music, lectures and an evening concert featuring Alan Jabbour and James Leva, Sparky and Rhonda Rucker, Carl Johnson and Jerron Paxton.
Workshops with the featured artists will be held from noon to 5 p.m. in the student union’s Summit Trail Solarium. A 7:30 p.m. concert highlighting the artists’ rich contributions to Appalachian music and heritage will be held in the student union’s Blue Ridge Ballroom. Doors open at 7 p.m.
Student tickets are $5 and guest tickets are $10 and can be purchased in advance or at the door. For more information, visit apps.appstate.edu.
The Black Banjo and Fiddle Workshop and Concert is hosted by the Appalachian Heritage Council, NEA Black Banjo Project, Department of English, Appalachian studies program and the Appalachian Popular Programming Society and co-sponsored by the Watauga Arts Council.
For more information, contact Courtney King at 828-262-3032 or Paula Hunter at 828-262-2855.