Musicians from Rural America / Show 447

Monday, April 29, 2024  |  

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This broadcast introduces musicians from rural areas around the nation. Audiences will meet young musicians from Maine to North Dakota and learn about the challenges and benefits of pursuing serious musical study in their communities. Rolling farmland, local butcher shops, woodlands, bayous, and red brick general stores provide the backdrops for this week’s bucolic episode.

Violinist and bluegrass fiddler Tessa Lark will co-host this episode with Peter Dugan, drawing on the musical traditions of her native Kentucky.


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  • Monday, April 29, 2024

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