Country and Bluegrass topic of Hamilton College music and film series

By WKTV News

(WKTV) - "Country and Bluegrass" will be the theme of the fourth session in the America's Music film history screenings and musical performances, sponsored by the Kirkland Town Library and Hamilton College's Burke Library.

A screening of "High Lonesome: The Story of Bluegrass Music" will take place at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Bradford Auditorium in the Kirner-Johnson Building at Hamilton College. The film will trace the emergence of bluegrass from Appalachian descendants of Scottish-Irish settlers into a sub genre of country music. The film screening is free and open to the public.

On Friday at 8 p.m., a related concert called Bluegrass Music with Jim Gaudent and the Railroad Boys will be at Kirkland Arts Center. Complimentary tickets are available to America's Music participants. Others may purchase tickets by calling the Kirkland Arts Center at (315) 853-8871.

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