"David Holt's State of Music" Season 2 premiered April 2017.

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About the Show

Four-time Grammy winner David Holt has spent his life learning and performing traditional American music. It has taken him from the most remote coves of southern Appalachia to the bright lights of TV studios and the Grand Old Opry stage. In "David Holt’s State of Music" he shares tunes and stories with modern masters of this historic music that has a growing legion of contemporary fans.

A Closer Look At "David Holt's State Of Music" Season 2

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Season 2 of "David Holt's State of Music" showcases top acoustic performers of traditional music filmed on location in the Southern mountains. Featured artists include the Steep Canyon Rangers, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, the Kruger Brothers, Mipso, Laurelyn Dossett, Dom Flemons, Amythyst Kiah, Rayna Gellert, Alice Gerrard, and the St. John AME Zion Unity Choir. The season finale, recorded live onstage, features Rhiannon Giddens, Dirk Powell, Jason Sypher, Balsam Range, Josh Goforth, and The Branchettes. Musical styles include traditional ballad singing, blues, old-time string band, African-American gospel, bluegrass, three-fingered banjo, slide guitar, mandolin, fiddle, bass, mouth bow and even stump fiddle.

"David Holt's State of Music" is produced by the Will & Deni McIntyre Foundation and presented by UNC Center for Public TV.

Learn more at davidholttv.org

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Will & Deni FilmsAshevilleBlue Ridge Music Trails of North CarolinaA Bar A RanchThe Perry N. Rudnick Endowment of the Community Foundation of Henderson CountyNewBridge BankHarrah's CherokeeJ. Lyles Gleen Family Charitable Fund

The Robin Rhea Bigelow Foundation

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