A journey through North Carolina's musical heritage.
Friday, March 06, 2020 @ 7:00 pm | McChesney Scott Dunn Auditorium
Doors @ 6:00 PM // Music @ 7:00 pm
Presented by Carolina Music Ways and SECCA, and sponsored in part by Flow Automotive, this fundraising concert features jazz, bluegrass, blues, gospel, old-time string band, and rhythm and blues. Performed by some of the best musicians in the area, this lively show highlights the musical gifts of North Carolina natives, including John Coltrane, Doc Watson, the "5" Royales, and a moving tribute to singer and civil rights icon Nina Simone.
There will be a cash bar and food available for purchase from local food trucks.
General Admission: $25 and includes admission to the concert and access to SECCA's galleries.
VIP: $50 and includes preferred seating, one drink ticket, and a limited edition hand-pulled screenprint concert poster.
Performers: Matt Kendrick, Debbie Gitlin, Wiley Porter, Joe Robinson, Karon Click, Larry Carman, and Diana Tuffin. Also featuring special guest musician Michael Kinchen on sax.
Narrator: Ron Stacker Thompson.
About Carolina Music Ways
Carolina Music Ways(CMW) is a 501(c)3, tax-exempt, non-profit arts-in-education organization based in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. CMW's mission is to educate children in North Carolina about the state's diverse musical heritage and inspire them to participate in its rich music traditions.
Carolina Music Ways benefits school children through the school show, Carolina Live!—Our Musical History, and related classroom lessons bringing history to life through North Carolina music. CMW inspires passion for a variety of music and celebrates North Carolina's multicultural music heritage. CMW is proud to receive funding from the Wells Fargo Arts-in-Education Grant from the Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County, North Carolina Arts Council, The Winston-Salem Foundation, and Flow Automotive Companies.