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Music on the Porch: Carl Johnson & Friends

June 2, 2014 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Carl Johnson 2Jim Lloyd


Join us on the porch to hear bluegrass banjo player Carl Johnson, who raises Tennessee Walking Horses near Nashville, and friends including old-time fiddle and banjo player Joseph Decosimo of Durham, North Carolina as well as guitar and two-finger banjo player Jim Lloyd of Rural Retreat, Virginia.


Jim is the proprietor of Lloyd’s Barber Shop, a local gathering spot for collecting and trading tunes, stories, and songs. Carl and Jim have performed together at the Black Banjo and Fiddle Gathering in Boone, North Carolina, among many other venues. This event is made possible with support from the Black & Global Banjo Roots project and the National Endowment for the Arts.



June 2, 2014
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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Center for the Study of the American South @ the Love House & Hutchins Forum
410 E. Franklin St
Chapel Hill, 27514 United States
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  1. russ comer #

    Saw Carl in Boone @ Black Banjo Reunion in 2010, real roots player, it will be great to hear him again.
    If this guy hasn’t put out a CD then someone needs to get him in a studio….

    May 29, 2014

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