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    Sherman Holmes Project with Brooks Long and Phil Wiggins,
    American Folklife Center concert, 2015-04-15 | Homegrown 2015, 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 15, 2015 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Concert honoring the Holmes Brothers legacy of blues, gospel, and R&B. Wendell and Sherman Holmes were born and raised in Christchurch, Virginia, about fifty miles east of Richmond,...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress. Music Division - Long, Brooks - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage - Holmes, Sherman - Wiggins, Phil - American Folklife Center
    • Date: 2015
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    Dr. Nader Majd and Farshid Mahjour concert collection,
    American Folklife Center concert, 2014-04-16 | Traditional classical Persian music | Homegrown 2014, the music of America Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Video recording, sound recording, and photographs of a concert in the Whittall Pavilion, Library of Congress on April 4, 2014 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center featuring Dr. Nader Majd and Farshid Mahjour performing traditional classical Persian music. Nader Majd is a composer, co-founder of the Saba and Rouholah Khaleghi Ensembles, and music director and conductor of...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress. Music Division - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Majd, Nader
    • Date: 2014
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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: Library of Congress. Music Division - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Smithsonian Folklife Festival - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage - Hirabayashi, Pj - Sheehy, Daniel - San Jose Taiko Group - American Folklife Center - Hirabayashi, Roy
    • Date: 2017
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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: Library of Congress. Music Division - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage - Nayak, Devapriya - Chakraverty, Soumya - American Folklife Center
    • 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: Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2016
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    The Royal Harmonizers concert,
    American Folklife Center concert, 2015-03-18 | The Royal Harmonizers | Homegrown 2015, 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 18, 2015 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. The Royal Harmonizers, from various locations in Montgomery County, Maryland, perform a concert of gospel music and spirituals in four-part harmony, a cappella and with electric guitar accompaniment.
    • Contributor: Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage - Royal Harmonizers - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2015
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    Lubana Al Quntar and Kenan Adnawi : traditional music and song from Syria,
    American Folklife Center concert, 2015-03-25 | Traditional music and song from Syria | Homegrown 2015, 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 25, 2015 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Lubana Al Quntar sings classical Arabic songs, with an expressive voice that adds richness to the singing styles of traditional Arabic Maqām. Kenan Adnawi accompanies her on oud...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress. Music Division - Library of Congress. African and Middle Eastern Division - Al Quntar, Lubana - Adnawi, Kenan - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage - American Folklife Center
    • Date: 2015
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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 - Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2017
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    Sattriya Dance Company with the Dancing Monks of Assam,
    American Folklife Center concert, 2018-04-19 | Sattriya Dance Company with the Dancing Monks of Assam, 2018 April 19 | Homegrown 2018, 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 19, 2018 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. The Philadelphia-based Sattriya Dance Company was launched in 2009 with a mission to tell the story of Sattriya and raise awareness about Majuli and its sattras (monasteries) through...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress. Music Division - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2018
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    Eva Salina and Peter Stan: Serbian Roma Music,
    American Folklife Center concert, 2019-05-16 | Eva Salina & Peter Stan: Serbian Roma Music Concert | Homegrown 2018, 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 16, 2019 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. California-grown, Brooklyn-based Eva Salina is a groundbreaking interpreter of Balkan Romani songs. Raised in the US Balkan Diaspora, Eva's mentors are some of the greatest living Balkan musicians....
    • Contributor: Library of Congress. Music Division - Salina, Eva - Stan, Peter - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - American Folklife Center
    • Date: 2019
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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: Ngwa, Joseph - Library of Congress. Music Division - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage - Diabaté, Cheick Hamala - American Folklife Center
    • 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: Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2017
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    Grupo Rebolú : Afro-Colombian music from New York concert,
    American Folklife Center concert, 2018-08-08 | Grupo Rebolú: Afro-Colombian Music from New York | Homegrown 2018, 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 August 8, 2018 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Grupo Rebolú is an Afro-Colombian musical ensemble that includes some of the finest Colombian musicians in the United States. The group was created by Ronald Polo (a vocalist,...
    • Contributor: Grupo Rebolú (Musical Group) - Library of Congress. Music Division - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2018
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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: Melodias Borinqueñas. - Library of Congress. Music Division - American Folklife Center - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage - Muñoz, Jose Gabriel - Sheehy, Daniel - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2016
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    Al. Spendiaryan Qanon Ensemble concert : Traditional Armenian qanon music,
    American Folklife Center concert, 2018-06-26 | Homegrown 2018, 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 26, 2018 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.
    • Contributor: Library of Congress. Music Division - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2018
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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: Library of Congress. Music Division - Larance, Nakotah - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage - American Folklife Center - Larance, Steve
    • Date: 2016
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    Open mic : a conversation with David Bromberg,
    Benjamin Botkin folklife lecture | American Folklife Center lecture, 2014-03-31 Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    David Bromberg, multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter, violin authority, and storyteller, was a featured presenter in the Benjamin Botkin Folklife Lecture series on March 31, 2014, and launched the American Folklife Center's new interview series, "Open Mic: Conversations About Tradition and Inspiration," co-sponsored by the American Folklife Center and the Library of Congress Music Division. Bromberg discussed his musical upbringing, lessons with the Reverend Gary Davis,...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress. Music Division - Bromberg, David - Groce, Nancy - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - American Folklife Center - Ward-Bamford, Carol Lynn
    • Date: 2014
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    Marinera Viva!!! concert and dance performance,
    American Folklife Center concert, 2015-06-30 | Marinera viva | 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 June 30, 2015 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Marinera Viva showcased the marinera -- often called the national dance of Peru. The marinera originated on the Peruvian coast and was named "marinera" in 1879 to honor...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress. Music Division - Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife Programs and Cultural Studies - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2015
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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 - Library of Congress. Music Division - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Smithsonian Folklife Festival - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage - American Folklife Center
    • Date: 2017
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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: Library of Congress. Music Division - McComiskey, Billy - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage - Bretholz, Myron - American Folklife Center
    • Date: 2016
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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: Library of Congress. Music Division - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Smithsonian Folklife Festival - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage - Beausoleil (Musical Group) - American Folklife Center
    • Date: 2017
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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: Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2016
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    The Western Flyers Texas swing trio,
    American Folklife Center concert, 2015-02-05 | The Western Flyers Texas swing trio | The Western Flyers: classic Western swing, hot jazz & swing standards, toe tapping cowboy songs and electrifying old-time fiddle tunes | Homegrown 2015, 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 February 5, 2015 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center, featuring Joey McKenzie, from Texas; with Katie Glassman from Denver, Colorado; and Gavin Kelso, from Missouri and Texas, the trio known as the The Western Flyers. They perform...
    • Contributor: Western Flyers (Musical Group) - Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2015
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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: Library of Congress. Music Division - John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (U.S.). Millennium Stage - American Folklife Center - Posadas Jiménez, Artemio - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2016
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    Newpoli : Traditional Italian Music and Song from Massachusetts,
    American Folklife Center concert, 2018-07-12 | Newpoli Italian Performing Group Concert | Homegrown 2018, 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 12, 2018 as part of the Homegrown concert series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Newpoli performed folk songs and dance music from southern Italy, mainly from the regions of Campania and Puglia. They integrate a wide variety of styles such as Tarantella-Pizzica,...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress. Music Division - Newpoli (Musical Group) - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2018