The Lomax Project


Jayme Stone

Juno-Award winning banjo player Jayme Stone brings to stage a performance inspired by the legacy of famed folklorist Alan Lomax. Joining Lomax will be Bruce Molsky (vocals, fiddle), Julian Lage (guitar) and Margaret Glaspy (vocals, guitar). Their repertoire includes Bahamian sea chanties, African-Amerian a cappella singing from the Georgia Sea Islands, weavers' work songs and ancient Appalachian ballads.

Start Date: 2/21/2014 7:30 pm
End Date: 2/21/2014 9:30 pm
Location: Francis Hall Theater & Recital Hall
Price: $18 advance purchase adult ticket, $20 adult tickets purchased at door, $13 AU alumni/non-AU students/senior citizens/AU faculty & staff, $10 Seniors College, Free Alvernia University students (w/Alvernia student ID. Call 610-796-8322 to reserve Alvernia student tickets.)
Sponsor: Alvernia Office of Arts & Culture
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