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History Conversations REWIND: Old Time Music in Montgomery County: Will Adams and Beyond
October 1 - October 8
For International Music day on October 1, We’re sharing this presentation from the 2021 Montgomery County History conference with Jake Blount. This presentation goes in-depth in describing the fiddle and banjo traditions of the Montgomery County area throughout history, with special focus on the music of Will Adams, a Black fiddler from Kensington, Maryland. Topics include the early folk music of the Chesapeake Bay region and the modern bluegrass and old-time scenes that developed in D.C., Baltimore, and the stretch in between. Rewind available Oct 1-8.