Tuesday, April 9, 2024

Harmony: A Day of Heritage Music

Apr 9, 2024

WHAT: Harmony: A Day of Heritage Music

WHEN: Saturday, April 13, 2024

WHERE: North Carolina Museum of History, 5 E. Edenton Street, Raleigh

DETAILS: Join the North Carolina Museum of History for Harmony: A Day of Heritage Music. Harmony highlights North Carolina’s musical heritage through a captivating lineup of performances, featuring old-time music, American Indian longhouse singing, flamenco guitar, Appalachian ballads and more.

This free event kicks off with lobby performances from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and two free ticketed performances in Daniels Auditorium from 6 to 9 p.m. Visitors can enjoy a range of musical styles, including old-time and traditional music, southeast American Indian longhouse singing, authentic flamenco and more.

Harmony: A Day of Heritage Music is made possible with funding from Come Hear NC and the North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources. This collaboration underscores our commitment to preserving and celebrating the rich musical traditions that enrich our state.

SCHEDULE: 11 a.m.: Eliza Meyer and Special Guests; Old-Time and Traditional Music

12:15 p.m.: Cypress Society; Traditional Southeast American Indian Longhouse Singing

1:45 p.m.: Eduardo de Rosamaria; Flamenco

3:15 p.m.: Curtis Pope; R & B Funk

4 p.m.: Wake and District; Traditional Pipes and Drums

6 p.m.: Sheila Kay Adams, Donna Ray Norton, Melanie Rice, and William Ritter; 8th Generation Appalachian Ballad Singers

7:30 p.m.: Unspoken Tradition; Bluegrass

For more information and to register, please visit ncmuseumofhistory.org.

About the N.C. Museum of History
The North Carolina Museum of History, a Smithsonian Affiliate, fosters a passion for North Carolina history. This museum collects and preserves artifacts of state history and educates the public on the history of the state and the nation through exhibits and educational programs. Admission is free. In 2023, more than 355,000 people visited the museum to see some of the 150,000 artifacts in the museum collection. The Museum of History, within the Division of State History Museums, is part of the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources.

About the Smithsonian Affiliations Network
Since 2006, the North Carolina Museum of History has been a Smithsonian Affiliate, part of a select group of museums and cultural, educational and arts organizations that share Smithsonian resources with the nation. The Smithsonian Affiliations network is a national outreach program that develops long-term collaborative partnerships with museums and other educational and cultural organizations to enrich communities with Smithsonian resources. More information is available at affiliations.si.edu.

About the North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources
The N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (DNCR) manages, promotes, and enhances the things that people love about North Carolina – its diverse arts and culture, rich history, and spectacular natural areas. Through its programs, the department enhances education, stimulates economic development, improves public health, expands accessibility, and strengthens community resiliency.

The department manages over 100 locations across the state, including 27 historic sites, seven history museums, two art museums, five science museums, four aquariums, 35 state parks, four recreation areas, dozens of state trails and natural areas, the N.C. Zoo, the N.C. Symphony, the State Library, the State Archives, the N.C. Arts Council, the African American Heritage Commission, the American Indian Heritage Commission, the State Historic Preservation Office, the Office of State Archaeology, the Highway Historical Markers program, the N.C. Land and Water Fund, and the Natural Heritage Program. For more information, please visit www.dncr.nc.gov.

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