WAMFEST 2013: The Appalachian Heritage

loudonwainwright3Monday, October 28th
7-8:30 pm, Wilson Auditorium, Teaneck Campus
The Origins:  A Conversation and Performance with Five-String Banjo Player Tony TrischkaBlue Highway’s Guitarist Tim Stafford, and Old-Time Bluegrass Mandolin Player Jesse McReynolds Accompanied by Banjo Player Steve Thomas, Co-Hosted by Carol Beaugard of WFDU and Artist-in-Residence Wesley Stace

Tuesday, October 29th
1-4:30 pm, Dreyfuss Hall (Rm. 125), Madison Campus
A Part of History:  Matewan Screening and Discussion with Producer Maggie Renzi and Production Designer Nora Chavooshian

Print7:00-8:30pm, Lenfell Hall, Madison Campus
The Politics of Coal: Award-Winning Journalist Bob Hennelly interviews Environmental Advocate Joe Lovett of Appalachian Mountain Advocates
followed by
The Folk Song:  A Conversation and Performance with Heralded Folk Singer Loudon Wainwright III (pictured)

Wednesday, October 30th
2:00-3:30 pm, Dreyfuss Theater, Madison Campus
Two Voices: A Conversation and Performance with Distinguished Poet C.D. Wright and Grammy Award-Winning Singer/Songwriter Rosanne Cash

5-6:30 pm, Lenfell Hall, Madison Campus
Songs and Stories and All That Jazz: A Conversation and Performance with Singers Tomi Lunsford and David Olney, followed by a Barbecue and an Appalachian Gathering (Open Mic Hootenany Free for All) with Olney/Lunsford and Members of The Folk Project 

Reserve your seats by visiting our Eventbrite page! All events hosted by Artist-in-Residence Wesley Stace and are free of charge.  The FDU community and the general public are encouraged to attend.

Click here for directions to our Teaneck campus.  Click here for directions to our Madison campus.

For more details, join our Facebook group and follow us on Twitter @Wamfest.  Many thanks to our sponsors, Bob and Patricia Pures and The National Endowment for the Arts.

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