The Tao News: Giving voice to America’s musical past



Bones. Quills. Jug. Banjo. Dom Flemons has immersed himself in the sounds and instruments of an older era of American music. Digging into the past, Flemons finds ways to give what’s old a new and contemporary voice.  As an African-American, he is following closely in the footsteps of the Black American string band musicians of the 1920s and 30s.

Flemons is slated to appear Monday (Oct. 10) at the Taos Mesa Brewing, 20 ABC Mesa Road, off U.S. 64 west. The show is a production of Roots and Wires Presents. Taos string band, The Noseeums, opens at 7:30 p.m.

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