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Wayne Community College

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3000 Wayne Memorial Dr
Goldsboro, NC 27534 United States
(919) 735-5151 http://www.waynecc.edu/foundation/

April 2019

Song of the South: Assimilation and Secession in Today’s Country and Bluegrass Music

April 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wayne Community College, 3000 Wayne Memorial Dr
Goldsboro, NC 27534 United States
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In collaboration with Wayne Community College, Goldsboro featuring Jocelyn Neal, Professor of Music The musical heritage and modern musical practices of the American South are a treasure trove for exploring how Southern culture interfaces with mainstream American popular culture. We will look at present-day bluegrass and country to consider how those styles balance assimilation with the constant tension to separate themselves as distinct genres and traditions, and along the way we will hear great music and meet unique and engaging…

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Song of the South: Assimilation and Secession in Today’s County and Bluegrass Music

April 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Wayne Community College, 3000 Wayne Memorial Dr
Goldsboro, NC 27534 United States
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In collaboration with Wayne Community College, Goldsboro Featuring Jocelyn Neal, Professor of Music The musical heritage and modern musical practices of the American South are a treasure trove for exploring how Southern culture interfaces with mainstream American popular culture.We will look at present-day bluegrass and country to consider how those styles balance assimilation with the constant pressure to separate themselves as distinct genres and traditions. Along the way we will hear great music and meet unique and engaging personalities. It…

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