WAMFEST 2013 Wraps Up with C.D. Wright, Rosanne Cash, David Olney and Tomi Lunsford!

Poster 10:30:13The Appalachian Heritage has been an amazing festival so far, and there’s still an entire, fun-filled day ahead of us!  Swing by Dreyfuss Theater on our Madison Campus at 2 pm for Two Voices, a conversation and performance with the distinguished poet C.D. Wright and grammy award-winning singer/songwriter Rosanne Cash.  Our final event, Songs and Stories and All That Jazz, kicks off at 5 pm in Lenfell Hall with singers Tomi Lunsford and David Olney, followed by a barbecue and an appalachian gathering (aka open mic hootenany free for all) with Olney, Lunsford and members of The Folk Project.  Get ready for a seriously inspiring and exciting afternoon!

It’s not too late to reserve your seat!  Do so now by visiting our Eventbrite page.  All events are hosted by our 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 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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WAMFEST 2013 Continues Today, Tues the 29th, with Loudon Wainwright III, Maggie Renzi, Joe Lovett, and more!

10/29/13 PosterThe Appalachian Heritage continues today at 1 pm with a screening of the historic movie Matewan in Dreyfuss Hall (Room 125, Madison Campus).  Immediately afterward, Artist-in-Residence Wesley Stace will lead a discussion with producer Maggie Renzi and production designer Nora Chavooshian.  But don’t worry if you’re working all afternoon, the fun doesn’t stop there!  Award-winning journalist Bob Hennelly interviews environmental advocate Joe Lovett of Appalachian Mountain Advocates at 7 pm in Lenfell Hall, followed by a conversation and performance with heralded folk singer Loudon Wainwright III (pictured), also hosted by the lovely Wesley Stace.

It’s not too late to reserve your seat!  Do so now by visiting our Eventbrite page.  All events  are free of charge.  The FDU community and the general public are encouraged to attend. 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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WAMFEST 2013: The Appalachian Heritage Kicks Off TODAY!

jessemcreynoldsThis year’s Words and Musical Festival kicks off today at 7 pm in Wilson Auditorium on FDU’s Teaneck Campus!  Today’s event is The Origins:  a conversation and performance with banjo player Tony TrischkaBlue Highway’s guitarist Tim Stafford, and old-time Bluegrass mandolin superstar Jesse McReynolds (pictured), accompanied by banjo player Steve Thomas.  This is co-hosted by Carol Beaugard of WFDU and our dynamic Artist-in-Residence Wesley Stace, who will be hosting all other events as well.  Browse our full schedule, featuring Loudon Wainwright III, Joe Lovett, Rosanne Cash, C.D. Wright and more, by clicking here.

It’s not too late to reserve your seat!  Do so now by visiting our Eventbrite page.  All events  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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