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Film, Video Charly Lowry: Lumbee-Tuscarora Singer and Songwriter

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Title

  • Charly Lowry: Lumbee-Tuscarora Singer and Songwriter

Summary

  • Charly Lowry is a dynamic singer-songwriter from Pembroke, North Carolina. An Indigenous woman belonging to the Lumbee and Tuscarora Tribes, sheconsiders her work a platform for raising awareness around issues that plague underdeveloped and underserved Native communities. Lowry is a songwriter who accompanies herself on acoustic and electric guitars and Native American hand drum. She earned a semi-finalist spot on season 3 of American Idol, and tours solo and as the frontwoman for the multi award-winning band, "Dark Water Rising." Most recently, Lowry and the members of her newest project "Charly & The Sunshine" were selected by the U.S. Department of State and American Music Abroad to participate in their 2021-2022 Season. Lowry is guided by her life experiences to focus her music career on increasing Indigenous visibility on a global scale. She serves as a voice for her ancestors, as well as the youth of today, and remains committed to music that honors roots but lives vibrantly in the here and now by revitalizing and preserving her own culture while exploring her own genre of World/Folk/Native-Contemporary Fusion music. For this concert, Lowry was accompanied by Derek Miller (guitar), Andrew Ferrier MacKay (drums, and Gary Rugala (bass).

Event Date

  • November 09, 2023

Running Time

  • 55 minutes 38 seconds

Online Format

  • video
  • image
  • online text

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