Events at the Library of Congress

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

  • Event | concerts and performances
    Los Cenzontles Tuesday
    June 25, 2019
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
    Los Cenzontles (Nahuatl for The Mockingbirds) is a Mexican American group, cultural arts academy, and media production studio based in San Pablo, California. Coolidge Auditorium (LJ-G45A)

Thursday, July 25, 2019

  • Event | concerts and performances
    Cedric Watson Thursday
    July 25, 2019
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
    Cedric Watson, a four-time Grammy-nominated fiddler, singer, accordionist, and songwriter, is one of the brightest contemporary talents to emerge in Cajun, Creole and Zydeco music over the last decade. Coolidge Auditorium (LJ-G45A)

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

  • Event | concerts and performances
    Lakota John Locklear Wednesday
    August 7, 2019
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
    Lakota John Locklear blends traditional styles of the Delta and Piedmont acoustic blues with bottleneck slide guitar. He grew up listening to his father’s music collection and learned to love the blues. Coolidge Auditorium (LJ-G45A)

Thursday, August 15, 2019

  • Event | concerts and performances
    The Murphy Beds Thursday
    August 15, 2019
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
    The Murphy Beds is the duo of Eamon O’Leary and Jefferson Hamer, who present traditional and original folk songs with close harmonies and deft instrumental arrangements on bouzouki, guitar, and mandolin. Whittall Pavilion (LJ-G45E)

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

  • Event | concerts and performances
    Archive Challenge Sampler Concert Wednesday
    August 21, 2019
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
    For this edition, AFC has invited 4 distinguished artists to dig deep into our archive and put their own creative stamp on the songs and tunes they found here. Each of the artists will perform a few songs from the archive to show what a tremendous resource it is for creative work. Whittall Pavilion (LJ-G45E)

Thursday, September 19, 2019

  • Event | concerts and performances
    Les Filles de Illighadad Thursday
    September 19, 2019
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
    Fatou Seidi Ghali, lead vocalist and guitarist of Les Filles de Illighadad, is one of the only Tuareg female guitarists in Niger. Coolidge Auditorium (LJ-G45A)