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About Berea's Celebration of Traditional Music

Berea's Celebration of Traditional Music has been held annually since 1974 and continues to the present day. The numerous singers and musicians heard on Celebration recordings document the full range of Appalachian music's ethnic, vocal, and instrumental diversity.

A more detailed history of CTM can be found here.

Video Highlight

1974 Berea College Celebration of Traditional Music
KET edited version as aired January 28, 1975.
AC-VR-001-031, SAA 106

Audio Highlight

Dutch Cove String Band

Dutch Cove String Band - Haywood County, North Carolina
"Chinkapin," 1977 Celebration of Traditional Music

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