“Country and Bluegrass” is the theme of the fourth session in the America’s Music film history screenings and musical performances, sponsored by the Kirkland Town Library (KTL) and Hamilton’s Burke Library.
A screening of High Lonesome: The Story of Bluegrass Music will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 15, at 7 p.m., in the Bradford Auditorium, KJ. The film traces the emergence of bluegrass from Appalachian descendants of Scotch-Irish settlers into a popular subgenre of country music. The film screening is free and open to the public.
A related concert, Bluegrass Music with Jim Gaudet and the Railroad Boys, will take place on Friday, Oct. 18, at 8 p.m., at the Kirkland Arts Center. Complimentary tickets are available to America’s Music participants. Others may purchase tickets by calling the KAC at 315-853-8871.