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  • I’ve Rambled This Country Both Early & Late: A Celebration of Kentucky Mountain Music

    In the fall of 1937, pioneering folklorist Alan Lomax traveled throughout the mountains of East Kentucky, documenting the region's traditional music. Two months later he returned to the Library of Congress with over 32 hours of recordings. As part of the repatriation of these artifacts, the Clifton Center joins with the Association for Cultural Equity to present to celebrate the music and culture Lomax discovered.
    September 19 - 20, 2014
    at various times (Pay What You Will) More Info
  • Las Cafeteras

    Las Cafeteras create a vibrant musical fusion with a unique East LA sound and a community-focused political message. Their Afro-Mexican rhythms, zapateado & inspiring lyrics tell stories of a community who is looking for love & fights for justice in the concrete jungle of Los Angeles.
    Wednesday, September 24
    at 7:30 ($10) More Info
  • A Festival of Iraqi Culture, featuring Rahim Al Haj

    “One of the top oud players in the world” - San Francisco Chronicle "Unique combination of traditional and innovative performance techniques. Alhaj's spontaneous inventions are constantly fascinating.” - Los Angeles Times
    October 6-10
    at various (various) More Info
  • The Carolina Chocolate Drops

    In 2012 the Chocolate Drops sold out their Clifton Center concert, so this time we booked them for two! Join us for a concert by the Grammy winning and genre bending old time string band.
    Wednesday and Thursday, October 22 and 23
    at 7:30 ($29) More Info
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