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Berea College Celebration of Traditional Music
From Thursday, October 10, 2019
To Sunday, October 13, 2019
Contact Elizabeth DiSavino, , 859-985-3472

Concerts, workshops, dance, crafts, fiddle contest, jams, gospel sing, and more

The Berea College Celebration of Traditional Music seeks to represent homemade music passed on from person to person in the Appalachian Region, and the musicians who play it. This year's CTM is being put on for the first time with the input and efforts of members of the college Folk-Roots Ensemble and the support of and the Music Department in support of the CTM Committee and the Loyal Jones Appalachian Center.

Thursday, October 10: Pre-CTM Stephenson Memorial Convocation Concert

  • Billy Edd Wheeler, songwriter, composer of “Jackson” and “Coal Tattoo”
  • Doug Orr
  • Bluegrass Ensemble

Information: Elizabeth DiSavino, 859-985-3472

Friday, October 11

  • 11:30 -1:00: DINNER ON THE GROUNDS featuring Mike and Carrie Kline. Hutchins Library
  • 1:00-5:15: WORKSHOPS. Loyal Jones Appalachian Center
  • 1:15 – 2:30: The Pedigos, Old-Time tunes
  • 2:45-3:30. Vivan Leva & Riley Calcagno, New-Time tunes
  • 4:00-5:15. Open Stage, raffle, free dinner from local merchants. The Quad
  • 7:00-9:10 CONCERT. Phelps-Stokes Chapel
    • Berea College Folk-Roots Ensemble
    • Vivian Leva/Riley Calcagno
    • Berea Bluegrass Ensemble
    • Lifetime Achievement Award
    • Mike and Carrie Kline
    • The Pedigos
  • 9:15 JAM SESSION led by Donna Lamb. Boone Tavern

Saturday, October 12

  • 10:30-5:00: HANDS-ON WORKSHOPS. Loyal Jones Appalachian Center
  • 10:30 – 11:45: The Lawson Family Band, harmony singing; Vivian Leva, songwriting
  • 1:00 – 2:15: Mike and Carrie Kline, Carol Elizabeth Jones, Ballads
  • 2:30-3:45: Ben Pedigo, banjo; Harrison Pedigo and Riley Calcagno, fiddle
  • 4:00-5:00: Old-Time Jam
  • 10:00-10:45 Fiddle Concert, 12 and under category. Stage of Indian Fort Theater
  • 10:50-11:35 Fiddle Concert, 13-18 category. Stage of Indian Fort Theater
  • 11:40-12:30 Fiddle Contest, 18 and up category. (Judges: Tom Cunningham and Riley Calcagno). Stage of Indian Fort Theater
  • 12:30-1:30 Circle of song led by members of the Folk-Roots Ensemble. Near entrance
  • 1:30-2:30 Contra/square Dance with Ron Buchanan and Illegal Contraband. Stage of Indian Fort Theater
  • 2:30-3:30 Exhibition Dance, Country Dancers. Stage of Indian Fort Theater
  • 7:00-9:05 CONCERT. Phelps-Stokes Chapel
    • Lawson Family
    • Fiddle Contest Winners
    • Mike and Carrie Kline
    • The Pedigos
    • Vivan Leva/Riley Calcagno
  • 9:15-11:30 Contra/square dance with caller Ron Buchanan and Illegal Contraband. Woods-Penn Commons

Sunday, October 13

  • 9:00 A.M.: Gospel Sing led by Liza DiSavino. Cowan Chapel, Union Church
    • The Pedigos
    • Mike and Carrie Kline
    • Carol Elizabeth Jones
    • Members of the Lawson Family Band
    • Vivian Leva/Riley Calcagno
    • Members of the Berea College Black Music Ensemble

Funding is provided by the L. Allen Smith Memorial Fund and Berea College.

Location Berea College: Loyal Jones Appalachian Center, Phelps-Stokes Chapel, and other locations
Main St.
http://Berea College
Some Saturday events will be held at the Pinnacles in conjunction with the Kentucky Guild of Artists Crafts Fair!

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