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Drink Small Awarded NEA National Heritage Fellowship!

Music Maker Recipient Artist Drink Small has been awarded one of the most prestigious fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts. Music Maker Artist John Dee Holeman is also a National Heritage Fellow.   See the full list of fellowships -   Read more about | Read More»

Music Maker Tintype Featured in View Camera Magazine

Music Maker Tintype photographers Tim Duffy & Aaron Greenhood were thrilled to be featured in View Camera Magazine's January/February 2015 publication alongside some incredible photographers. The feature shows the mission behind Music Maker Tintype and tintype photos of several Music Maker artists. See the entire article here | Read More»
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Ironing Board Sam is the New Spokesperson for Faultless Spray Starch!

We thrilled to announce that Ironing Board Sam has partnered with Faultless Spray Starch for their latest advertisement campaign.   Read Artist Services Coordinator, Aaron Greenhood's blog post about this amazing story here   View Ironing Board Sam's page on the Faultless website here | Read More»

Music Maker Blues Revue & Dom Flemons to Perform at the Newport Folk Festival!

We are incredibly thrilled to announce that the Music Maker Blues Revue will be playing at Newport Folk Festival this year! The show will be hosted by the amazing Dom Flemons! Boo Hanks, The Como Mamas, Ironing Board Sam, Albert White, Nashid Abdul, Lil' Joe Burton, Ardie Dean & Tim | Read More»

Captain Luke Funeral Plans Announced

We know many of you have been asking for information on Captain's memorial service and burial. We have posted it here and will update if there are any changes. Wednesday, May 20 3pm - 7pm - Public viewing Gilmores Funeral Home 1609 N Liberty St,Winston-Salem, NC 27105(336) 723-5508 (Flowers can be sent | Read More»

Dom Flemons to Host Lead Belly at 125 Event

Lead Belly at 125: A Tribute to an American Songster at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Saturday, April 25, 2015, 8:00 PM This special one-night-only concert in collaboration with the Grammy Museum celebrates American folk legend Lead Belly featuring headliners Robert Plant, Alison Krauss, and Buddy Miller with Viktor Krauss, | Read More»

Ironing Board Sam Documentary Premieres on Wax Poetics!

Filmmaker Tom Ciaburri has completed his documentary short - Ironing Board Sam's Return.  Read the Wax Poetics premiere here. Ironing Board Sam's Return  | Read More»

We Are the Music Makers! at the Florida Museum of Photographic Arts

EXHIBITION DATES: JANUARY 2 – MARCH 29, 2015 Programming Schedule: FREE Docent Tours every SUNDAY @ 2 pm FEBRUARY 2015: February 6, 6 – 8 pm: Opening reception – Admission is free to all museum members and students with ID, all other guests are asked for a suggested $10 donation. February 6, 7 pm: Artist Talk and Book Signing with Tim Duffy February 18, 6 – 8 pm: Photo | Read More»

Music Maker Featured on NPR Weekend Edition!

Dom Flemons, Boo Hanks and MMRF founder Tim Duffy were featured on NPR Weekend Edition.       Listen to the whole piece here [audio mp3=""][/audio]   | Read More»

Music Maker featured on NPR Weekend Edition, PBS NewsHour, & CBS Evening News

NPR Weekend Edition [audio mp3=""][/audio]   PBS NewsHour    CBS Evening News   ABC Person of the Week 2002 | Read More»

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