42nd Annual Jubilee Festival

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					                                 42nd Annual Jubilee Festival
                                                At the Laurel Theater
                                       16th Street & Laurel Avenue in Knoxville
                           Celebrating the Traditional Music of the Southern Appalachians
                     old-time fiddle • banjo • string bands • old harp • railroad songs...and more
           Jubilee Community Arts showcases some of the finest practitioners of mountain music across the generations
                                      • Basement jamming and flatfoot dancing •

                                                        Performance Schedule
                     Friday, March 11th                                                            Saturday, March 12th
7:00 - Allison Williams                                                        7:00 - Clyde Davenport
    Allison Wlliams is a native of the Arkansas Ozarks who got her                 87-year-old Clyde Davenport of Jamestown is one of the most
    start as a punk rock musician before discovering her musical                   important fiddlers in the State of Tennessee. He has been hon-
    roots. She is now an accomplished clawhammer banjo player,                     ored with a National Heritage Fellowship and invited to every
    singer and square dance caller.                                                prestigious national festival of folklife and fiddling.

7:30 - Greg Horne and Friends                                                  7:30 - Fiery Gizzard String Band
    Multi-instrumentalist Greg Horne is known for original and                     The Fiery Gizzard String Band is based in South Pittsburg, Ten-
    roots music in many styles. Not everyone knows that he is a                    nessee, on the southeast edge of the Cumberland Plateau, just
    talented practitioner of old-time Appalachian fiddle music, much               south of Big Fiery Gizzard Creek. Bob Townsend plays fiddle,
    appreciated at jams and dances.                                                Charlie Higgins is on guitar, and Charlies son Tim plays banjo.
                                                                                   Bob and Charlie have been working together off and on since
8:00 - Tom McCarroll & Tammie McCarroll-Burroughs                                  the 1970s.
    Old time fiddle & guitar in the style made famous by Tom’s
    father Fiddlin’ Jim McCarroll of the Roane County Ramblers.                8:15 - Roy Harper
    Tom and Tammie were featured at the Festival of American                       A retired brakeman from Manchester, Roy sings the songs
    Fiddle Tunes.                                                                  popular in the 1920’s and 1930’s, specializing in Jimmie Rogers’
                                                                                   repertory and historical ballads. He was the 2003 Governor’s
8:30 - John Alvis and Friends                                                      Folklife Heritage honoree.
    John Alvis, Juanita Johnson and other friends pay tribute to leg-
    endary fiddler Charlie Acuff of the Union County family made               9:00 - Mike & Marcia Bryant
    famous by Charlie’s cousin Roy. Charlie can’t be with us this                  Champion fiddler Mike Bryant has played for close to 30 years
    year but his many musician friends will carry his music as far                 and is well known for his years with the New Dixie Entertainers
    as they can.                                                                   and for his wide repertoire of Southern fiddle tunes.

9:00 - Matt Kinman                                                             9:30 - Danny Gammon & Don Cassell
    Matt Kinman is a banjoist, balladeer and junk collector. Born in               Fiddler Dan Gammon and mandolinist Don Cassell (the Dando
    Tucson, Arizona, his father and ancestors for many generations                 Dondo Show) are familiar faces at the Laurel performing with
    were fiddlers. Matt has played with Old Crow Medicine Show,                    many groups including the Dismembered Tennesseeans, the
    the Roan Mountain Hilltoppers, the Hackensaw Boys and the                      Carawan Family,Y’uns and Tennessee Sheiks.
    Old Time Serenaders.
                                                                               10:00 - The Mumbillies
9:30 - Pea Ridge Ramblers                                                          This Knoxville band that been playing together since the heyday
    Todd Gladson and Kenneth Johnson were raised in Georgia. Over                  of the 1970’s stringband revival. The band has been a mainstay
    the past 10 years. they have captured & unleashed the essence                  of the old-time scene in the area.
    of old-time mountain music in brother duet fashion.


                                                            Sunday, March 13th
                                    10:00 a.m. - Epworth Old Harp Singers Dinner and Singing
              A community singing from The New Harp of Columbia, a manual of sacred songs first published in Knoxville in 1848,
                             related to the better known Sacred Harp singing tradition and emerging from the
                           singing school movement once widespread throughout New England and the South.

                       Produced by Jubilee Community Arts with support from the Arts and Culture Alliance of Greater Knoxville,
                       the East Tennessee Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Tennessee Arts Commission.
                                    Schedule is subject to change - call 865 522-5851 or visit www.jubileearts.org

				
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