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Dirk Powell & Riley Baugus
Dirk Powell and Riley Baugus have a knowledge of old time music that runs deep, with lines back to their Kentucky and North Carolina ancestors, and the two musicians have come to represent the best of those who seek to preserve the deepest parts of their traditions while sharing the soul of the music with contemporary audiences everywhere.
Wednesday, February 25
Mr. Burns, a post-electric play
Without watching it again (because you can't), how much of that classic episode do you remember? Just after, 7-years after, and 75-years after a cataclysmic event, humanity holds on to our identity and beats back the darkness with a little help from Springfield's First Family. In this musical version of the downfall of society, you have to know your Simpsons to survive the end of the world.
February 20, 21, 23, 27, and 28
($17; $10 for students and seniors)
Jane Monheit performs Hello Bluebird, Celebrating the Jazz of Judy Garland
Monheit has been a leading light in both the jazz and cabaret worlds since emerging as a finalist in the Thelonious Monk Institute’s 1998 vocal competition. In addition to her own recordings, she has worked alongside the likes of Terence Blanchard, Tom Harrell, and Ivan Lins. This concert is part of the Tilford Dobbins & Schmidt American Masters Series.
Sunday March 1
Jerry Douglas presents The Earls of Leicester
The Earls of Leicester is a group of like-minded musicians banding together to recreate the wonderful music of Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs and the Foggy Mountain Boys. Led by thirteen-time Grammy-winner Jerry Douglas, The Earls of Leicester features the talents of some of Nashville’s most talented musicians. This concert is part of the Tilford Dobbins & Schmidt American Masters Series.
Thursday, March 12