As Mexicans have made the South their permanent, instead of temporary, home, more tunes are beginning to incorporate it as a setting.
Join us for screenings of four SFA films by Pihakis Foodways Documentary Fellow Ava Lowrey at the 2017 Oxford Film Festival.
For the Sunday performance of our 19th fall symposium, SFA commissioned In These Fields: A Folk Opera by Sam Gleaves and Silas House. Watch it here.
Booker Wright, a black waiter from Greenwood, Mississippi, became an unlikely Civil Rights hero.
On Saturday, September 24th from 2-6 p.m., Centro Cultural in Memphis partners with Caritas Village to host their annual Tamale Fest fundraising and cultural event.
In the late 1950’s, fife and drum legend Otha Turner began hosting annual Labor Day picnics at his property in Gravel Springs, Mississippi.
Marshall Chapman’s 2010 book, They Came to Nashville, will inspire anyone with any interest, musical or otherwise, in Music City.
Food and music. When it comes to Nashville, the two industries have more in common than you might think.
We love reading the contributions of folks in our field, and we dig it when we come across surprise shout-outs to our own work.