Appalachian Music & Dance with Alan Jabbour

APPALACHIAN MUSIC AND DANCE WITH ALAN JABBOUR

Dr. Alan Jabbour, Former Head of the Archive of Folk Song at the Library of Congress, will lead an interactive performance of Appalachian music and dance featuring local musicians and dancers. Alan is an accomplished fiddler as well as scholar of Southern Appalachian music.

Performing with Dr. Jabbour is a talented group of community musicians and dancers including

  • NC Heritage Award winner, 90 year old Robert Dotson 
  • Cecil Gurganus,
  • Gordy Hinners,
  • John Turner,
  • Julie Gurganus.

The performance, organized by Appalachian State University Faculty Suzi Mills and Rebecca Keeter, will also feature appearances by cast members from Joel Williams’ original play, Promisesbeing produced by the Department of Theatre and Dance.

 

This project is made possible by funding from the North Carolina Humanities Council, a statewide nonprofit and affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Dates and Times

Date and Time Admission Location Map Link
Sat, 10/05/2013 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm Free The Jones House View Map

Contact Information

Name: 
Dr. Susan Mills
Sponsors: 
North Carolina Humanities Council
Sponsors: 
Hayes School of Music
Sponsors: 
Department of Theatre and Dance
Sponsors: 
The Center for Appalachian Studies

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