Rally 'Round the Flag: The American Civil War in Folk Music.

Civil War Folk Music 2018.

 

Civil War Folk Music 2018!

Civil War Folk Music

Rally 'Round the Flag: The American Civil War in Folk Music


Sugar Hill, NH - The Franconia Notch Regional Chamber of Commerce has received a grant from New Humanities to present, Rally 'Round the Flag: The American Civil War in Folk Music. The program will be held during the annual Lupine Celebration at the NH Civil War Folk Music 2018! Sugar Hill Meetinghouse on Saturday, June 9th at 2:30 pm.

Woody Pringle and Marek Bennett will explore the Civil War through period music: camp songs, parlor music, hymns, battlefield rallying cries, and fiddle tunes. Sing along as they share lyrics, documents, and visual images from the Civil War. Pringle and Bennett examine the folksong as a means to enact living history, influence public perceptions of events, and simultaneously fuse and conserve cultures in times of change.

Marek Bennett teaches music and comics in New England. He authored the graphic novel The Civil War Diary of Freeman Colby and his historical band The Hardtacks received a 2016 "Best of NH" award from NH Magazine. Woody Pringle is both a musician and educator teaching at many NH colleges. His music is aired on NH Public Radio's Folk Show and radio stations throughout the country.

The program is free and open to the public. There is free field parking behind the Sugar Hill Meetinghouse and handicapped accessible parking at the Meetinghouse.


Posted 5/19/18

 

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