2014 NEA National Heritage Fellowships Concert

Presented by the National Endowment for the Arts

Friday, September 19, 2014 at 8:00 p.m.

Tickets: NEA Tickets have currently been allocated.  There will be a standby line to allow guests without a ticket into the auditorium starting at 7:45PM.

Celebrate our nation's top folk and traditional artists in this evening of performances, demonstrations, and conversations! This year's concert will include blues and Tejano music, African-American religious singing, Irish step dancing, and Native American and Ukrainian traditional art forms. Nick Spitzer, host of public radio’s American Routes, will emcee. 
The 2014 National Heritage Fellows are: Henry Arquette (Mohawk basketmaker), Manuel "Cowboy" Donley (Tejano musician and singer), Kevin Doyle (Irish step dancer), The Holmes Brothers (blues, gospel, and R&B band), Yvonne Walker Keshick (Odawa quill worker), Carolyn Mazloomi (quilting community advocate), Vera Nakonechny (Ukrainian embroiderer and bead worker), Singing & Praying Bands of Maryland and Delaware (African-American religious singers), and Rufus White (Omaha traditional singer and drum group leader). Visit arts.gov for more information on the 2014 National Heritage Fellows.