Music

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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

Appointments: Head of Branch Libraries; Director of Library Human Resources; Special Projects Cataloger; Rare Book Research Librarian

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Library has recently made the following appointments: Phil Vandermeer as Head of Branch Libraries; Tiffany Allen as Director of Library Human Resources; Elizabeth McCraw as Special Projects Cataloger; and John Vincler as Rare Book Research Librarian. Continue reading

Memphis Musician Jim Dickinson To Be Remembered Feb. 15

The late Memphis musician and record producer Jim Dickinson will be remembered in a program Feb. 15 at 2:30 p.m. in the Pleasants Family Assembly Room of the Wilson Special Collections Library. Continue reading

Winter Stories Program Dec. 9

Storytellers and musicians will entertain children of all ages at Friends of the Library’s 18th annual Winter Stories program on Dec. 9 in Wilson Library. The program will begin with juice and cookies at 5 p.m. in the lobby. Instrumental music will begin at 5:15 p.m. and storytelling at 5:30 p.m. Continue reading

New Orleans R&B Performance Nov. 16

Uganda Roberts and Jojo Hermann will make a special appearance Tuesday, Nov. 16, at noon at the Wilson Special Collections Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. They will perform music and answer questions for students in History 571, Southern Music. The public is invited to attend this free event. Continue reading

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