A Kindly Visitation
October 16, 2014, 3:00 p.m.
Written by James Leva and directed by Joseph Martinez, this play is based on the stories and music of the legendary North Carolina old-time fiddler Thomas Jefferson Jarrell. With a cast of four renowned traditional musicians (Riley Baugus, Ira Bernstein, Danny Knicely, and James Leva), this musical biography reveals the cultural roots of Jarrell’s Appalachian
music. Co-sponsored with the Loyal Jones Appalachian Center (LJAC)’s Celebration of Traditional Music.