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Meet the Director of “A Great American Tapestry”
June 30, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm$5
Meet the Director of
“A Great American Tapestry”
Saturday, June 30 | 7:00 p.m.
Birthplace of Country Music Museum
On Saturday, June 30, 7:00 p.m., the Birthplace of Country Music Museum will host a film screening of A Great American Tapestry: The Many Strands of Mountain Music, followed by a Q&A session with the films director David Weintraub. A Great American Tapestry tells the story of the Southern mountains musical birth and evolution through the strands of the Scots-Irish legacy, oft-overlooked African-American tradition, and through the longest lived music in the Americasthe indigenous tradition. The film features Grammy award-winners Rhiannon Giddens and Dom Flemons (The Carolina Chocolate Drops), singer-songwriter Amythyst Kiah, folk performer and lecturer Sheila Kay Adams, David Holt (O Brother, Where Art Thou?), and folk balladeer and storyteller Joe Penland. Tickets are $5; doors open at 6:30 p.m.