Music & Dance

David Holt's State of Music, Season 5 180 min.

Showcasing rising stars and masters of traditional and new acoustic music, season 5 features of David Holt's State of Music features Keb’ Mo’, Zoe & Cloyd, John McCutcheon, Muriel Anderson, Lakota John Locklear, Tray Wellington, and Rob Ickes with Trey Hensley.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2021

John McCutcheon 25 min.

John McCutcheon and series host David Holt have been friends since the 1970s. They meet to share songs and stories.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2021

Keb' Mo' 25 min.

Blues legend Keb’ Mo’ visits with host David Holt. Keb’ has described himself as “too happy for the blues, too bluesy for jazz, too funky for folk, and too city for country.” David talks with him about how he found his place in music.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2021

Lakota John and Tray Wellington 25 min.

David visits with musicians Tray Wellington and Lakota John Locklear. Tray Wellington is an African American banjo player who has won the IBMA Momentum Award; John Locklear is a member of the Lumbee tribe who excels at the blues.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2021

Muriel Anderson 25 min.

Virtuoso instrumentalist Muriel Anderson visits with David and demonstrates the harp guitar as conversation ranges from John Philip Souza to Chet Atkins.

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Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley 22 min.

Rob Ickes played dobro in the award-winning bluegrass band Blue Highway. He left that band to work with phenomenal young singer and guitarist Trey Hensley, whose performances dazzled Earl Scruggs, Marty Stuart, and other country legends.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2021

Zoe and Cloyd 25 min.

Bluegrass and klezmer traditions meet in the music of married duo Zoe & Cloyd. Fiddler Natalya Zoe Weinstein and singer/songwriter/instrumentalist John Cloyd Miller visit with host David.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2021

American Experience: Voice of Freedom 101 min.

Follow the story of singer Marian Anderson, whose talent broke down barriers around the world. Narrated by Renée Elise Goldsberry (Hamilton), Voice of Freedom explores questions about talent, race, fame, democracy and the American soul.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2021

Underground Inc: The Rise & Fall of Alternative Rock 102 min.

Underground Inc. tells the story of the rise and fall of the alternative rock scene, in the wake of Nirvana’s success. Starting with its roots in the eighties underground punk scene, witness the meteoric rise to mainstream dominance, and how it all came crashing down in a world of excess and greed. This is the story of the music business colliding with some of the most important and overlooked mus...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2020

Mark Nadler 117 min.

This series with cabaret performer and actor Mark Nadler explains the origins of the Weimar Republic and how it encouraged artistic freedom, considering how that freedom ended with the rise of the Nazi party. It also includes a production of Nadler's Off-Broadway cabaret performance I'm a Stranger Here Myself.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2020