Strathmore and the National Endowment for the Arts Present
NEA National Heritage Fellowships Concert
Enjoy ethnic, folk and traditional music and beautiful displays and demonstrations of crafts in this lively show celebrating the recipients of the National Endowment for the Arts National Heritage Fellowships, the country’s highest honor in the folk and traditional arts.
The 2010 NEA National Heritage Fellowship Recipients Are:
Yacub Addy, Ghanaian drum master, Latham, NY
Jim "Texas Shorty" Chancellor, Fiddler, Rockwall, TX
Gladys Kukana Grace, Lauhala (palm leaf) weaver, Honolulu, HI
Mary Jackson, Sweetgrass basketweaver, John's Island, SC
Del McCoury, Bluegrass guitarist and singer, Nashville, TN
Kamala Lakshmi Narayanan, Bharatanatyam Indian dancer, Mastic, NY
Mike Rafferty, Irish flute player, Hasbrouck Heights, NJ
Ezequiel Torres, Afro-Cuban drummer and drum builder, Miami, FL
2010 Bess Lomax Hawes Award
Judith McCulloh, Folklorist and editor, Urbana, IL
Don't miss 2010 NEA Heritage Fellowship recipient Del McCoury and his Band
Sunday, March 20, 2011 at 7PM right here at Strathmore!(click here for more details)
PLEASE NOTE: This concert is officially SOLD OUT, but at 7:45PM all unclaimed tickets become null and void and the remaining seats will be filled in with guests in the stand-by line. The NEA strongly encourages those without tickets to arrive early.
STAND-BY LINE: For individuals unable to secure advanced tickets, a stand-by line begins at 7PM, outside the Music Center, where noted, the evening of the performance. No line may form before the designated time. At 7:45PM all tickets are null and void and patrons in the stand-by line will be allowed entry subject to available seating.
FINE PRINT: Tickets are valid until 15 minutes prior to the performance (7:45PM), at which time all tickets become null and void and any remaining seats will be filled in with guests in the stand-by line. Please return any tickets that will not be used to the Strathmore Ticket Office in advance of the performance so that they may be redistributed.