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    Georgian liturgical polyphony performed by The Anchiskhati Ensemble, with ethnomusicologist Dr. John A. Graham,
    American Folklife Center concert, 2016-03-10 | American Folklife Center lecture, 2016-03-10 | Orthodox Paschal Cycle: Georgian Liturgical Polyphony, Folksongs and Instrumentals | The Anchiskhati Ensemble, with ethnomusicologist Dr. John A. Graham | Homegrown 2016, the music of America Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert in the Whittall Pavilion, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on March 10, 2016 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. The Anchiskhati Ensemble (Tbilisi, Georgia) presented "The Orthodox Paschal Cycle: Georgian Liturgical Polyphony, Folksongs and Instrumentals," a program of Easter and Lenten music from the Orthodox paschal cycle...
    • Contributor: Graham, John A. - Tʻbilisis Ančʻisxatis Tażari. Gundi - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2016
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    Cheick Hamala Diabaté Ensemble concert,
    American Folklife Center concert, 2016-03-23 | Cheick Hamala Diabate | Homegrown 2016, the music of America Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert in the Whittall Pavilion, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on March 23, 2016 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Cheick Hamala Diabaté is a West African historian in the Griot tradition, a sought after performer, lecturer, storyteller, and choreographer. Diabaté was born into a griot family in...
    • Contributor: Diabaté, Cheick Hamala - Ngwa, Joseph - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2016
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    Esma Redzepova & Folk Masters performing Romani (Gypsy) and Macedonian music,
    Esma Redzepova and Folk Masters performing Romani (Gypsy) and Macedonian music | American Folklife Center concert, 2016-04-20 | Homegrown 2016, the music of America Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert in the Coolidge Auditorium, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on April 20, 2016 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center, featuring Esma Redzepova and Folk Masters. Esma Redzepova is the "Queen of Romani Songs." Born in Skopje, Republic of Macedonia, she began her professional career at the age...
    • Contributor: Redžepova, Esma - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2016
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    Soumya Chakraverty and Devapriya Nayak concert,
    American Folklife Center concert, 2016-05-06 | Soumya Chakraverty & Devapriya Nayak: Traditional Hindustani Music from Virginia | Soumya Chakraverty and Devapriya Nayak, traditional Hindustani music from Virginia. | Homegrown 2016, the music of America Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert in the Whittall Pavilion, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on May 6, 2016 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. The concert featured North Indian Hindustani classical music performed by Soumya Chakraverty on sarod and by Devapriya Nayak (Debu) on tabla. Soumya Chakraverty discusses Hindustani music and ragas....
    • Contributor: Chakraverty, Soumya - Nayak, Devapriya - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2016
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    Nakotah LaRance, Native American hoop dancing,
    American Folklife Center concert, 2016-05-18 | Native American Hoop Dancing | Homegrown 2016, the music of America Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert in the Coolidge Auditorium, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on May 18, 2016 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. This performance was also an event celebrating the American Folklife Center's 40th anniversary at the Library of Congress. Nakotah LaRance (Hopi/Tewa/Assiniboine) of the Ohkay Owingeh Pueblo, New Mexico,...
    • Contributor: Larance, Nakotah - Larance, Steve - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2016
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    Billy McComiskey with family and friends, Irish traditional music and dance from Maryland,
    American Folklife Center concert, 2016-06-28 | Homegrown 2016, the music of America | Billy McComiskey Family Band Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert in the Coolidge Auditorium, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on June 28, 2016 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Billy McComiskey is one of the nation's leading players of Irish traditional music. He has won the All-Ireland championship on the button accordion, and is a veteran of...
    • Contributor: McComiskey, Billy - Bretholz, Myron - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2016
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    Treasures from the archive roadshow,
    American Folklife Center concert, 2015-09-25 | Down Hill Strugglers with John Cohen | Homegrown 2015, the music of America Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert in the Coolidge Auditorium, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on September 25, 2015 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. In a concert celebrating the centennial of Alan Lomax's birth, performers feature music on recordings housed in the Archive at the American Folklife Center. John Cohen (b. 1932)...
    • Contributor: Cohen, John - Down Hill Strugglers (Musical Group) - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2015
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    Legendary Ingramettes, African American gospel music from Virginia,
    American Folklife Center concert, 2016-07-21 | Homegrown 2016, the music of America Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert in the Coolidge Auditorium, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on July 21, 2016 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. For more than five decades, The Ingramettes have been bringing their music and ministry to congregations in the Tidewater and Piedmont areas of Virginia. Born July 4, 1930,...
    • Contributor: American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2016
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    Yvette Landry Trio, Cajun music and Louisiana honky-tonk concert,
    American Folklife Center concert, 2016-09-07 | Yvette Landry Trio, Cajun music and Louisiana honky-tonk | Homegrown 2016, the music of America Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert in the Coolidge Auditorium, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on September 7, 2016 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Yvette Landry grew up in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, not far from the levees of the Atchafalaya Basin. She is a member of The Lafayette Rhythm Devils, Balfa Toujours,...
    • Contributor: American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2016
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    Gabriel Muñoz and Melodias Borinqueñas : Puerto Rican folk music from New Jersey,
    American Folklife Center concert, 2016-09-22 | Gabriel Muñoz and Melodias Borinqueñas, Puerto Rican folk music from New Jersey. | Gabriel Muñoz & Melodias Borinqueñas | Homegrown 2016, the music of America Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert in the Coolidge Auditorium, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on September 22, 2016 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. On his 15th birthday, Gabriel Muñoz received his first cuatro as a gift. He began honing his skills on the instrument through constant practice and immersing himself in...
    • Contributor: Muñoz, Jose Gabriel - Sheehy, Daniel Edward - Melodias Borinqueñas. - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2016
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    Artemio Posadas : Mexican music and dance from California,
    American Folklife Center concert, 2016-09-28 | Artemio Posadas: Mexican music and dance from California | Homegrown 2016, the music of America Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert in the Coolidge Auditorium, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on September 28, 2016 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. National Endowment for the Arts National Heritage Fellow and 2016 Bess Lomas Hawes award recipient Artemio Posadas is a musician, dancer, teacher, and tireless cultural organizer. He was...
    • Contributor: Posadas Jiménez, Artemio - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2016
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    Dale Ann Bradley Band bluegrass concert celebrating the Library's collections from Kentucky,
    American Folklife Center concert, 2016-12-07 | Dale Ann Bradley Band | Homegrown 2016, the music of America Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert in the Coolidge Auditorium, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on December 7, 2016 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. The concert was the culmination of a day of events celebrating the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the founding of the American Folklife Center and featured a...
    • Contributor: American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2016
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    Dance Battle with Urban Artistry, emceed by Junious Brickhouse,
    American Folklife Center concert, 2017-02-22 | Dance Battle with Urban Artistry | Homegrown 2017, the music of America Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert in the Coolidge Auditorium, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on February 22, 2017 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. This concert presented a series of dance battles, set to the beats of DJ Baronhawk Poitier, with Junious Brickhouse as the event's emcee. Dance battles are a common...
    • Contributor: American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2017
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    Sheila Kay Adams : musician and storyteller from North Carolina,
    American Folklife Center concert, 2017-04-19 | Sheila Kay Adams | Homegrown 2017, the music of America Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert in the Whittall Pavilion, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on April 19, 2017 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. North Carolina folksinger and storyteller Sheila Kay Adams performed folksongs, ballads, and told stories.
    • Contributor: Adams, Sheila Kay - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2017
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    Jayme Stone's Folklife concert,
    American Folklife Center concert, 2017-05-04 | Jayme Stone's Folklife | Homegrown 2017, the music of America Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert in the Coolidge Auditorium, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on May 4, 2017 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Banjoist and composer Jayme Stone and his band in concert featuring interpretations of materials from the Alan Lomax Collection. In 2015, Stone issued Jayme Stone's Lomax Project (2015),...
    • Contributor: Stone, Jayme - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2017
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    Cambodian American Heritage Dancers and Chum Ngek Ensemble,
    American Folklife Center concert, 2017-05-25 | Cambodian-American Heritage Dancers with Chum Ngek Ensemble | Homegrown 2017, the music of America Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert in the Coolidge Auditorium, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on May 25, 2017 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. The Cambodian-American Heritage Dancers and Chum Ngek Ensemble presented a program of classical Khmer dance and music from the Cambodian court repertoire.
    • Contributor: Cambodian-American Heritage Dancers - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2017
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    BeauSoleil Quartet : Cajun music from Louisiana,
    American Folklife Center concert, 2017-06-28 | Homegrown 2017, the music of America Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert in the Coolidge Auditorium, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on June 28, 2017 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. For four decades the BeauSoleil Quartet has taken traditional ingredients -- waltzes, two-steps, soulful Cajun French lyrics, hot fiddle licks and irresistible accordion -- and spiced them up...
    • Contributor: Beausoleil (Musical Group) - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage - Smithsonian Folklife Festival
    • Date: 2017
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    Ledward Kaapana : master slack key guitar player from Hawaii,
    American Folklife Center concert, 2017-07-05 | Ledward Kaapana: Hawaiian Music | Homegrown 2017, the music of America Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert in the Coolidge Auditorium, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on July 5, 2017 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Ledward "Led" Kaapana is a master of the two leading string instruments in Hawaii: the Hawaiian ukulele and ki ho'alu, the slack key guitar, a fingerstyle guitar art...
    • Contributor: Kaapana, Ledward - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage - Smithsonian Folklife Festival
    • Date: 2017
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    Conversation with Roy Hirabayashi and PJ Hirabayashi of San Jose Taiko,
    American Folklife Center concert, 2017-06-30 | American Folklife Center lecture, 2017-06-30 | Conversation with Roy & PJ Hirabayashi of San Jose Taiko | Conversation with Smithsonian Folklife Festival artists: Roy and PJ Hirabayashi, San Jose Taiko | Homegrown 2017, the music of America Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of an interview, conversation, and musical demonstration in the Whittall Pavilion, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on June 30, 2017 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Smithsonian Folklife Festival 2017 artists and NEA Heritage Award Fellows Roy Hirabayashi (co-founder) and PJ Hirabayashi (artistic director emeriti) of the ensemble, San Jose...
    • Contributor: Hirabayashi, Roy - Hirabayashi, Pj - Sheehy, Daniel Edward - San Jose Taiko Group - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage - Smithsonian Folklife Festival
    • Date: 2017
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    Eva Ybarra, the "Queen of the Accordion," and her band concert,
    American Folklife Center concert, 2017-09-13 | Homegrown 2017, the music of America Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert in the Coolidge Auditorium, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on September 13, 2017 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Conjunto originated in the late 19th century in working-class communities along Texas-Mexico border, and is distinct to that region. Using the accordion as the lead instrument, conjunto bands...
    • Contributor: Ybarra, Eva - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2017
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    The Fairfield Four : gospel music from Tennessee
    American Folklife Center concert, 2017-09-28 | Homegrown 2017, the music of America Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Video recording, sound recording, photographs, and manuscripts documenting a concert in the Coolidge Auditorium, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress on September 28, 2017 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. As traditional American folk musicians, the Fairfield Four have achieved the highest honors possible, including induction into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame, three GRAMMY Awards, and...
    • Contributor: Fairfield Four - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage - Smithsonian Folklife Festival
    • Date: 2017
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    Blind Boys of Alabama concert collection,
    Blind Boys of Alabama featuring Clarence Fountain | Homegrown 2002, the music of America | Homegrown 2002 concert series | American Folklife Center concert, 2002-06-05 Catalog Record Only
    Collection consists of videorecording and black and white photographs of the performance of gospel music and spirituals performed by the Blind Boys of Alabama on June 5, 2002; concert log, program flyer, and publicity materials.
    • Contributor: Blind Boys of Alabama - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division - Folklore Society of Greater Washington - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage
    • Date: 2002
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    Odetta concert collection,
    Odetta in concert | American Folklife Center concert, 2003-11-13 Catalog Record Only
    Collection consists of sound recordings of the presentation ceremony and concert at the Library of Congress where Odetta received the "Living Legend" award from Gen. Donald L. Scott, Deputy Librarian of Congress. Odetta's concert features blues, jazz, and folk music performances, accompanied by pianist Seth Farber. The collection also includes photographs of Odetta's visit to the American Folklife Center on November 14, where she...
    • Contributor: Odetta - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division
    • Date: 2003
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    Kevin Locke concert collection,
    American Folklife Center concert, 2001-02-27 | Kevin Locke, Tokeya Inajin, Lakota dancer and flute player Catalog Record Only
    Video recording documenting a concert performed by Kevin Locke, whose Lakota name is Tokeya Inajjin, in the Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress on February 27, 2001 sponsored by the American Folklife Center and the Music Division.
    • Contributor: American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Library of Congress. Music Division
    • Date: 2001
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    Living lore : the legacy of Benjamin A. Botkin symposium,
    Legacy of Benjamin A. Botkin | American Folklife Center symposium, 2001-11-15 | American Folklife Center concert, 2001-11-15 and 2001-11-16 Catalog Record Only
    Collection of sound and video recordings documenting a symposium, Living Lore: The Legacy of Benjamin A. Botkin, which was held on November 15 and 16, 2001 at the Library of Congress. The symposium, sponsored by the American Folklife Center, celebrated the 100th anniversary of the birth of Benjamin A. Botkin, who was the Head of the Archive of American Folksong at the Library of...
    • Contributor: Baiocchi, Frank - Banks, Ann - Brand, Oscar - Brooks, Ron - Bulger, Peggy A. - Cazden, Joanna - Cole, John Young - Gero, Edward - Finger, Karl - Hickerson, Joseph Charles ... Baiocchi, Frank - Banks, Ann - Brand, Oscar - Brooks, Ron - Bulger, Peggy A. - Cazden, Joanna - Cole, John Young - Gero, Edward - Finger, Karl - Hickerson, Joseph Charles - Hirsch, Jerrold - Hunt, Marjorie - Jabbour, Alan - Jackson, Hal - Johnson, Dale - Kalomas, Dean - King, Floyd - Levine, Joan Studer - Rosenthal, Dorothy - Sapoznik, Henry - Seeger, Mike - Seeger, Peggy - Seeger, Pete - Wade, Stephen - Welsch, Roger L. - Weidner, Catherine - Wilson, Joe - Zeitlin, Steven J. - Zmolek, Pauli - Cherish the Ladies (Musical Group) - American Folklife Center - Library of Congress. Center for the Book - Library of Congress. Music Division - New York Folklore Society - National Endowment for the Arts - Shakespeare Theatre (Washington, D.C.) - National Council for the Traditional Arts - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2001