The August Wilson African American Cultural Center (AWAACC) announced today the line-up for its third annual Highmark Blues & Heritage Festival (HBHF) on October 3, 2020, starting at 12 PM EST. Continue Reading →
Rhiannon Giddens of the Carolina Chocolate Drops and “Nashville” based her lyrics for this song on a 19th-century slave’s memoir. Continue Reading →
It was near the close of the first half of the T Bone Burnett–curated, September 2013 Another Day, Another Time concert at New York City’s Town Hall—a celebration of the early ’60s folk revival that had inspired the Coen brothers’ film Inside Llewyn Davis—when an extraordinary star-is-born moment occurred and singer Rhiannon Giddens, best known as a member of the Grammy–winning Carolina Chocolate Drops, indisputably stole the show. Continue Reading →
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