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Mill Towns and the Birth of American Music Conference

April 11 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

New York Times bestselling author Wiley Cash, who wrote The Last Ballad, will be the keynote speaker and Patrick Huber, author of Linthead Stomp, will also be presenting. The conference begins at 8:30 a.m. with a continental breakfast and ends at 5 p.m. A concert follows the conference at 7:30 p.m. in Winston-Salem, and will featuring Ralph Berrier Jr., Sarah Bryan, Bob Carlin, Hunter Holmes, Kinney Rorrer, Lightin’ Wells, Tony Williamson, and more. Registration for the conference, which includes breakfast, lunch, panel discussions, breakout sessions, the keynote address, admission to the evening concert, and a copy of The Last Ballad is $130. Cost to attend the lunchtime keynote address only is $50. Preregistration is required for both. Concert tickets are $10 and can be purchased in advance or at the door. For more information, registration and tickets, go to BlueRidgeMusicCenter.org or call (866) 308-2773, ext. 212.]]>


April 11
8:30 am - 5:00 pm