Charlie McClendon in his home studio with the original reel-to-reel recording of “Rainy Night in Georgia.” photo by pat Jarrett.
Crossing Over: The Charlie McClendon Story
VFH Folklife Director Jon Lohman tells the story of Charlie McClendon and the R&B music scene in Hampton Roads in the 1960s.
Virginia Folklife master and apprentice shape note singers. Photo by Pat Jarrett.
Shenandoah Valley Shape Note Singers
With Good Reason‘s Kelley Libby visits a shape note sing near Harrisonburg, VA that was the first all-day singing from the new Shenandoah Harmony tunebook.
Maggie Ingram and the Ingramettes nominated for IMA Gospel Album of the Year!
Evangelist Maggie Ingram and the Ingramettes join more than 300 exceptional artists as Nominees in The 12th Independent Music Awards, the influential awards program for independent bands and fans.
Earl and Dorothy Blake
Remembering Earl Blake: Carnival Costume Master
A dear friend of the Folklife Program, Earl was a master builder of stunningly elaborate Caribbean Carnival costumes, a tradition he brought to the US from his native Trinidad from where he emigrated in the 1960s.