Frazier History Museum

Music of the Bluegrass: John Jacob Niles and the Art of the Dulcimer

6:00 doors open / 6:30-7:30 program

Ron Pen, Professor at University of Kentucky and Director of the John Jacob Niles Center at UK, is an expert in early folk music, including traditional, country, and bluegrass styles. He will lead a discussion on the dulcimer, favored instrument of American songwriter and balladeer John Jacob Niles. Niles’ collection of dulcimers from luthiers of the southern Appalachian Mountains reflects a uniquely American aesthetic

Tickets are $10.00 General Admission / Free for Members

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