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Carolina Chocolate Drops + David Wax Museum

April 6 2013
15 Lansdowne St, Boston, MA   (view map)

Filed under: folk, bluegrass, i am witness, indie, old-time, alt-country, americana, string-band, pixies palace, country

Who knew that a little acoustic string band with a scholarly interest in the black fiddle music of the Piedmont region of North Carolina would grow up to win Grammys, headline festivals, and play — gulp! — the House of Blues? But the Durham quartet Carolina Chocolate Drops will surely bring down said House when they break out their jigs and reels, and their deathless cover of Blu Cantrell’s “Hit ’Em Up Style.” David Wax Museum open.

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The Carolina Chocolate Drops are a group of young African-American string band musicians that have come to together to play the rich tradition of fiddle...

The David Wax Museum is the name of singer/songwriter David Wax's Mexican-infused Americana folk music project. Originally from Columbia, Missouri, the band is now based...

Why do we need museums? They show us something familiar and traditional, while at the same time documenting our innovation, showing us possible directions for...

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