Rhiannon Giddens in concert at the N.C. Museum of Art in Raleigh Aug. 9, 2017. The Grammy-winning musician and rising actress on CMT’s “Nashville” will be the keynote speaker at the International Bluegrass Music Association conference.
Rhiannon Giddens in concert at the N.C. Museum of Art in Raleigh Aug. 9, 2017. The Grammy-winning musician and rising actress on CMT’s “Nashville” will be the keynote speaker at the International Bluegrass Music Association conference. Scott Sharpe ssharpe@newsobserver.com
Rhiannon Giddens in concert at the N.C. Museum of Art in Raleigh Aug. 9, 2017. The Grammy-winning musician and rising actress on CMT’s “Nashville” will be the keynote speaker at the International Bluegrass Music Association conference. Scott Sharpe ssharpe@newsobserver.com

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