2011 Appalachia in the Bluegrass concert series

Jimmy and Ada McCown close out their "Appalachia in the Bluegrass" concert.

Jimmy and Ada McCown close out their set in the 2010 Appalachia in the Bluegrass Series. They return to the series Oct. 14, 2011. (c) Herald-Leader photo by Rich Copley.

The University of Kentucky’s John Jacob Niles Center for American Music has announced the lineup for its Appalachia in the Bluegrass series of Friday lunchtime concerts this fall at the Lucille C. Little Fine Arts Library.

The concerts were designed to bring Appalachian artists in for students studying Appalachian music to see and hear, but they are also open to the public and usually pack out the library’s theater. All concerts are free and begin at noon.

The lineup is:

Sept. 2, Phil, Sarah, and Alice Jamison

Sept. 9, Lee Sexton and John Haywood

Sept. 16, Don Pedi

Sept. 23, Rich and the Po’ Folks

Sept. 30, Karly Dawn and Little Sarie

Oct. 7, Dan Dutton

Oct. 14, Jimmy and Ada McCown

Oct. 21, Carl Jones and James Bryan

Oct. 28, Cari Norris

Nov. 4, Sara Grey and Kieron Means

Nov. 7 (Monday show), Aubrey Atwater and Ellwood Donnelly

Nov. 11, Al White and the Berea Bluegrass Ensemble

Nov. 18, Randy Wilson and Gabe Dansereau

Dec. 2, Red State Ramblers

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