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Evening Concerts Preview: From Funk to Azerbaijani Mugham to Hungarian Roma Music to Fife and Drum to African American Folk Music of the Virginia Piedmont

The 2012 Folklife Festival features a very eclectic series of evening concerts. Curators Jim Deutsch and Mark Puryear provide a preview of the following concerts:

Wednesday, June 27, the National Museum of African American History and Culture presents Bring Back the Funk

Thursday June 28 and Thursday, June 5, Azerbaijani Music with Imamyar Hasanov and Pezhham Akhavass

Friday, June 29, the National Museum of African American History and Culture presents The Music of Monticello and the Blue Ridge

Saturday, June 30, Ralph Rinzler Memorial Concert: Celebrating Worth Long’s Legacy

Sunday, July 1, Hungarian Roma Music with Kálmán Balogh

All evening concerts begin at 6 p.m.

See information about  the full series of evening concerts.

Video edited by Marinna Guzy and Kelsey Michael.

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