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Joel Sweeney and the Banjo Festival

GRAMMY Award Winner and Two-Time EMMY Nominee Dom Flemons is originally from Phoenix, Arizona and currently lives in the Washington, D.C. area. He is known as “The American Songster” since his repertoire of music covers nearly 100 years of American folklore, ballads, and tunes. Flemons is a music scholar, historian, record collector and a multi-instrumentalist. He is considered an expert player on the Banjo, Fife, Guitar, Harmonica, Percussion, Quills, and Rhythm Bones.

*Musicians and educators with the NC School of Traditional Music including Mark Weems and James Pentecost will perform during the day

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*Special discount rate at the Appomattox Inn and Suites just mention you’re attending the BANJO FESTIVAL!!

*No fees or reservations needed to attend any of the events
*Donations accepted by Appomattox 1865 Foundation to further the restoration and development of the Sweeney Cabin as a musical history exhibit

Later Event: September 13
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