Music

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Tribute to Honor Blues Legend Reverend Gary Davis

Blues legend Reverend Gary Davis will be remembered in a tribute concert and symposium Nov. 17 at UNC. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Jorma Kaukonen of Hot Tuna, and formerly of Jefferson Airplane, will headline the concert, which will also feature performances by Stefan Grossman and Ernie Hawkins. Continue reading

The Music Biography: From Gene Autry to Alex Chilton

Music critic Holly George-Warren (UNC ’78) will speak about the careers of Gene Autry and Alex Chilton in a free public program Nov. 3, 2011, at the Wilson Special Collections Library. Continue reading

Music Library To Celebrate 75th Anniversary with Exhibit, Lecture, Concert

The UNC Music Library will celebrate its 75th Anniversary on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011, with a lecture, concert, and exhibit opening in the Wilson Special Collections Library. Continue reading

UNC Library Events for Fall 2011

The Library announces our Fall, 2012, events calendar. Join us for a season of lectures, concerts, discussions, and more. Continue reading

Blues Legend Howlin’ Wolf To Be Remembered in Sept. 19 Symposium, Concert

Howlin’ Wolf Symposium and Concert Monday, Sept. 19, 2011 Symposium, Wilson Library (Free and open to the public) 5:30 p.m. Keynote with Peter Guralnick 6:30 p.m. Peter Guralnick and Knox Phillips in conversation Concert, Great Hall, Student Union 7:30 p.m. Purchase concert tickets from Carolina Union Box Office ($5 for students; $12.50 for others) Information: … Continue reading

Exhibit of Local Music Poster Artists In Davis Library

The exhibit “From the Cradle to the Cave: 18 Years of North Carolina Poster Art” will open Aug. 25 in Davis Library. A panel and concert that evening will celebrate the opening. Continue reading

Children of All Ages Invited to Interactive Program of Music, Stories with Faye Stanley April 25

An interactive performance by Faye Stanley on April 25 will feature an array of musical and multicultural games, stories, and songs for all ages. The free public program will begin at 3:30 p.m. in the Pleasants Family Assembly Room of the Wilson Special Collections Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Children and families are welcome and encouraged to attend. Continue reading

Music of the Mississippi with Profs. Bill Ferris and Greg Kable, April 18

Professors Bill Ferris and Greg Kable will present and discuss Ferris’s documentary “Return to the River,” about the music of the Mississippi, in a free public program April 18 at 5:30 p.m. in the Wilson Special Collections Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. A reception will precede the program at 5 p.m. Continue reading

Performance by Jazz Guitarist Marty Grosz April 12

The brilliant and hilarious acoustic jazz guitarist Marty Grosz will give a live performance April 12 in Wilson Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The one-hour event will begin at noon and is free and open to the public. Continue reading

Music and Storytelling with Miss Connie “B” Steadman March 28

A performance on March 28 by “Miss Connie ‘B’” Steadman will feature interactive, old-fashioned storytelling and the sounds of jubilee, hymns, and spiritual traditions. The free public program will begin at 2 p.m. in the Pleasants Family Assembly Room of the Wilson Special Collections Library. Continue reading

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