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David Holt's State of Music

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"David Holt's State of Music" features music from emerging young artists as well as veteran masters. Shot entirely on location in North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and South Carolina, the series showcases the musical heritage and scenic beauty of Southern Appalachia while introducing viewers to bluegrass, roots music, blues, new acoustic, and gospel music genres.

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"David Holt's State of Music" features music from emerging young artists as well as veteran performers of American traditional music. Shot entirely on location in Southern Appalachia, the series showcases the musical heritage and scenic beauty of the region while introducing viewers to masters of the bluegrass, roots music, blues, new acoustic, Celtic and gospel music genres.

Season 6 features Ruthie Foster, the Becky Buller Band, Darrell Scott, Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer, Paul Brown and Terri McMurray, John Doyle with Andrew Finn Magill and Will MacMorran, and Jontavious Willis.

Previous seasons featured Rhiannon Giddens, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, Sam Bush, Jerry Douglas, Molly Tuttle, Jerron “Blind Boy” Paxton, April Verch, Joe Newberry, Wayne Henderson and Jeff Little, the Kruger Brothers, Dom Flemons, Amythyst Kiah, Alice Gerrard, Rayna Gellert, Laurelyn Dossett, the St. John AME Zion Unity Choir, Josh Goforth, the Branchettes, Bryan Sutton, Mipso, Balsam Range, the Steep Canyon Rangers, Della Mae, Darin and Brooke Aldridge with John Cowan, Taj Mahal, Presley Barker, Cane Mill Road band, the Burnett Sisters with Willow Dillon, Josh Goforth and Zeb Holt playing with host David; Keb’ Mo’, Zoe & Cloyd, John McCutcheon, Muriel Anderson, Lakota John Locklear, Tray Wellington and Rob Ickes with Trey Hensley.

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