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Flatfoot, fiddle and banjo weekend in Harpers Ferry

By Staff | Nov 9, 2012

The Harpers Ferry 19th century Music Academy presents a Flatfoot, Fiddle and Banjo Weekend beginning Friday, Nov. 9 and running through Sunday, Nov. 11. Featured artists include Matthew Olwell, April Masten and Emily Oleson. Also freatured are musicians Danny Knicely & Aaron Olwell on fiddle, Greg C. Adams and Amy Hunsicker on banjo and Aimee Curl on bass.

The workshop will beach and explore how 19th century music and dance traditions gave birth to American popular culture through the exchange of African American and European American instruments and steps.

Register for the weekend workshop with the Harpers Ferry Historical Association at www.harpersferryhistory.org or by calling 3074-535-6881. Pre-registration is required.