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No Rain, All Love: 2022 Richmond Folk Festival

The Richmond Folk Festival is in the DNA of the Center for Cultural Vibrancy. The 2022 Festival was one of the most successful ever, drawing an audience of more than 230,000 people who were treated to a weekend of sunny skies, incredible traditional music and crafts, and a sense of…...

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The Legendary Ingramettes Take Ireland, Then the World! 

With support from USArtists at the Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation, CCV organized and produced a ten-day tour of Ireland for the Legendary Ingramettes from September 16-26. This female-fronted gospel powerhouse performed at festivals, at concert halls large and small, connected with new friend Rhiannon Giddens for a workshop at the University…...

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Sankofa, Y’all: Affrolachian On-Time Music Gathering

“The Thang” is the place to be. Otherwise known as the Affrolachian On-Time Music Gathering, The Thang ​brings together lovers and practitioners of Black Appalachian music and dance in the Piedmont of Central Virginia. This 3 day event will take place September 30 through October 2 in Orange, Virginia, culminating…...

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Come for the Drum: Baltimore Rhythm Festival

September 17, 20221600 Guilford Ave., Baltimore MD 21202 CCV is excited to support the Baltimore Rhythm Festival, featuring workshops, children’s activities, an open mic, food and craft vendors, and festival drum jams that are like no other. This annual free festival is a community based celebration of the diversity and…...

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CCV Presents Michael Winograd and the Honorable Mentshn

Klezmer on the RoofSaturday, September 17, 2022The Fox Den, 31 South Linwood Ave, Baltimore MD 21224 A sunset klezmer house party overlooking Patterson Park? Count me in! “Perhaps the greatest klezmer band not currently deceased,” Michael Winograd & the Honorable Mentshn schlep up three flights of stairs to the massive…...

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Citylore’s Across the Great Divide Poetry Mobile visits the Galax Fiddler’s Convention  

CCV partnered with New York City’s beloved cultural organization Citylore to bring their mobile poetry project, Across the Great Divide, to the Galax Fiddler’s Convention from August 8-13, 2022. The mission of Across the Great Divide is to provide a voice for participants to express their own political and world…...

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