Africa to Appalachia

5th annual Baltimore Old Time Music Festival charms Charm City

This overview of the 2024 Baltimore Old Time Music Festival is a contribution from photojournalist and writer Casey Vock. All photos are copyright Casey Vock. More than 1,500 people from 26 different states made their way to the fifth annual Baltimore Old Time Music Festival, bringing pickers, fiddlers, and players…...

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Africa to Appalachia to the Emerald Isle

What an amazing time we had in Ireland! CCV returned to the Clifden Arts Festival in beautiful Connemara, this time accompanying From Africa to Appalachia, a musical project that delves into the historical connections between West African and Appalachian music. The project featured renowned Malian n’goni master and griot Cheick Hamala…...

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