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Native Rhiannon Giddens among headliners of 75th National Folk Festival in Greensboro, N.C., on Sept. 11-13

The National Folk Festival will celebrate its 75th anniversary by featuring some 300 artists — musicians, dancers, puppeteers, storytellers, potters, and craftspeople — on seven outdoor stages throughout downtown Greensboro from Sept. 11–13, 2015. Best of all, the three-day festival is FREE to the public. Continue reading

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Seventh annual Front Porch Fest promises new music for Labor Day weekend in Stuart, Virginia

Tired of listening to the same old music? Make plans to attend Front Porch Fest at the Spirit Haven Farm in Stuart, Virginia, over Labor Day weekend and you’ll not only be exposed to some new tunes, you’ll be helping out a struggling community. Continue reading