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Season 2
Spring-Summer  2024


Pulitzer Prize and Grammy winner Rhiannon Giddens is also artistic director of Silkroad, the groundbreaking international musical ensemble. For this second PBS season, she hosts outstanding guest artists who have been touring with her as part of Silkroad's "American Railroad" project, celebrating the musical traditions of the people who built America's transcontinental railroad and those whose lives were transformed by it.

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“All the roots of what's happening in the country today are in the history of people mixing”

Rhiannon Giddens

Acclaimed musician and North Carolina native Rhiannon Giddens uses her art to excavate the past and reveal truths about our present. She co-founded the Carolina Chocolate Drops, bringing new attention to the black string band tradition; she formed Our Native Daughters with three more black female banjo players to tell musical stories of historic black womanhood; and she has been nominated for seven  Grammys for her work as a soloist and collaborator. Rhiannon’s latest album, "You're the One", is a collection of original songs and was nominated for a Grammy in 2023.


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