Southern Folklife Collection

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Saving the River One Song at a Time: The Eno River Festival Legacy

Exhibit is on view in Wilson Library through September 22. Continue reading

Wilson Library Open House, May 13

Step back in time with slide show and music celebrating the class of 1967, reunion class yearbooks, and exhibitions. Continue reading

Well Said: The Southern Folklife Collection and Yep Roc Records

Curator Steve Weiss talks to UNC’s Well Said podcast about a collaboration with Yep Roc Records that will bring an old Dolly Parton recording to record stores this month. Continue reading

More Than One Story | Más de una historia

A photograph exhibition in Davis Library examines the life of farmworkers in the Carolinas. Continue reading

Ronald D. Cohen, Down Hill Strugglers, and Depression Folk Music at Wilson Library March 9

Explore the complex cultural history of American folk music with a free lecture and concert. Continue reading

Southern Folklife Collection Partners with Yep Roc Records to Release Rare Music Recordings from Its Vast Archives

Titles from Dolly Parton, Doc Watson and a Cajun compilation to launch partnership Continue reading

Carolina Bluegrass Summit, Nov. 11-12

Event to feature workshops, lectures, panels, and a concert by the Grammy Award-winning Steep Canyon Rangers. Continue reading

An Evening with David Massengill, September 15

Folk singer, songwriter, and storyteller David Massengill will perform September 15 in Wilson Library. Continue reading

Grants Will Preserve Rare Music Recordings in Southern Folklife Collection

The GRAMMY Foundation and the National Recording Preservation Foundation have made grants totaling $45,000 to preserve sounds that are a “national treasure.” Continue reading

Southern Folklife Collection Names Research Fellows

Two academic scholars and Grammy-winning musician Abigail Washburn will conduct research using SFC collections. Continue reading

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