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Jean Ritchie: Damsel with a Dulcimer - January 30

Library Seminar Series Appalachian History Month - Spring 2018

Woman in a pink dress holding a DulcimerThe Library Seminar Series of Big Sandy CTC and the Campus Environment Team is proud to present Rachel Lee Rogers as Jean Ritchie.  Traditional musician, commercial performer, recording artist, author and composer Jean Ritchie was born in Viper, Perry County, Kentucky, in 1922. She began her recording career in 1952, signing with Elektra Records. Throughout her career she recorded more than 35 albums, which strongly reflected her Kentucky heritage and featured her playing the mountain dulcimer.

This performance is free and open to the public.

For further information about this performance please contact Judy Howell at (606) 889-4750.

  • Date: January 30, 2018 - 10:50 a.m.
  • Location: Gearheart Auditorium, Prestonsburg Campus, Big Sandy Community & Technical College