The keynote address from the NPR host and panel discussions with local music industry representatives and advocates explore the arts’ economic impact on the Asheville area.
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New festival/conference examines the intersection of art and social justice
Panels discuss everything from the experience of women in media and entertainment fields to the process of turning a story into a song. Saturday night concludes with a superband made up of Ben Sollee, Big Chief Juan Pardo, Leeda “Lyric” Jones, Jaze Uries, Jacob Rodriguez and others.
Swannanoa Gathering puts everyone, from amateur players to folk stars, on even footing
Swannanoa Gathering, which runs Sunday, July 5, through Saturday, August 8, is five weeks’ worth of instrument or genre-specific camps all take place under the broad umbrella of folk music. The session leaders are often nationally or internationally celebrated, and end-of-week concerts are open to the public.
NPR premieres new Ahleuchatistas video
Ahleuchatistas got a shout out and an enthusiastic endorsement from NPR’s Bob Boilen today when the All Songs Considered host premiered the band’s latest video (for “Lighted Stars”), along with a short write up, on NPR’s website.