Black Banjo and Fiddle Workshop and Concert March 28

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Article Published: Mar. 22, 2012 | Modified: Mar. 29, 2012
Black Banjo and Fiddle Workshop and Concert March 28

Folk performers Sparky and Rhonda Rucker will take part in the Black Banjo and Fiddle Workshop and Concert March 28 at ASU.

Photo by Pam Zappardino



The annual Black Banjo and Fiddle Workshop and Concert at Appalachian State University will be held Wednesday, March 28, in Plemmons Student Union from noon to 10 p.m.

The public is invited.

The event will include workshops, music, lectures and an evening concert, featuring Alan Jabbour and James Leva, Sparky and Rhonda Rucker, Carl Johnson and Jerron Paxton.

Workshops with the featured artists will be held from noon to 5 p.m. in the student union’s Summit Trail Solarium. A 7:30 p.m. concert highlighting the artists’ rich contributions to Appalachian music and heritage will be held in the student union’s Blue Ridge Ballroom. Doors open at 7 p.m.

Student tickets are $5, guest tickets $10, and can be purchased in advance or at the door. For more information, visit apps.appstate.edu.

The Black Banjo and Fiddle Workshop and Concert is hosted by the Appalachian Heritage Council, NEA Black Banjo Project, Department of English, Appalachian studies program and the Appalachian Popular Programming Society and co-sponsored by the Watauga Arts Council.

For more information, contact Courtney King at (828) 262-3032 or Paula Hunter at (828) 262-2855.

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