Sat, Apr 01|
Pop Up Music at the Museum: Women in Country Music
Time & Location
Apr 01, 1:30 PM – Apr 02, 2:30 PM
Raleigh, 5 E Edenton St, Raleigh, NC 27601, USA
About the event
NC Museum of History Lobby
Performances by: Julie Elkins with Spencer Mobley, Sophia Enriquez, Leah Magner, and Marsha Harris with Susan Ketchin
Join us as we celebrate the closing of the exhibition The Power of Women in Country Music with live music in the lobby!
12:15 p.m.: Banjo and guitar player Julie Elkins with mandolin and guitar player Spencer Mobley will kick off our day of music.
1:30 p.m.: Guitarist and vocalist Sophia Enriquez honors the Mexican roots of country music with Tejano and Ranchera and celebrates the women of country with Mexican heritage (like Linda Ronstadt and Tish Hinojosa).
2:45 p.m.: Guitarist and vocalist Leah Magner plays a mix of folky originals and covers from country music legends like Loretta Lynn.
4 p.m.: Award-winning artist Marsha Harris plays the dulcimer accompanied by Susan Ketchin on guitar for a melodic blend of Appalachian-style music.
Each set is 45 minutes in length. These performances are free, and families are encouraged to join us! There are two additional family programs in the lobby from noon to 3 p.m. on Saturday. Tickets to the GRAMMY Museum® exhibition The Power of Women in Country Music are also free for kids! Celebrate North Carolina music and the women who made country what it is today.