Rising Appalachia in Concert

Sunday, December 13, 2015, at 8:00 p.m. at Ponte Vedra Concert Hall

1050 A1A North, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, 32082
(904) 209-0399
  • Please Note: This event is from 2015.

    The Ponte Vedra Concert Hall presents the soulful folk and world stylings of Rising Appalachia with Guest Arouna Diarra on Sunday, December 13, 2015.

    Rising Appalachia blends poetry, narrative, and soul to educate, inspire, and entertain audiences worldwide. To date, the Asheville, NC collective has released five full-length albums, including their most recent LP, “Wider Circles.”

    The band consists of troubadour sisters Leah Song and Chloe Smith, as well as Biko Casini on percussion, and David Brown on bass and guitar.

    Guest star Arounda Diarra is a griot (a carrier of traditions) from the Mandingue culture of West Africa. He performs folk songs that reflect topics from war to love for one another on traditional instruments — the n’goni and the balafon.

    Admission: Tickets (General Admission Standing Room) purchased in advance are $20. Tickets purchased on the day of the show are $22.

    When? Sunday, December 13, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. (Gates open at 7:00 p.m.)

    Where? The Ponte Vedra Concert Hall is located at 1050 A1A North in Ponte Vedra Beach.

    Parking Information: Parking will be available onsite. There will be a $5 parking fee for ticketed events and for free events parking will also be free. For events not produced by the St. Johns County Cultural Events Division, parking fees will be at the discretion of the event producer.

    For more information on this event please visit here or call (904) 209-0399.

    This event is part of the December to Remember series of holiday activities and special concerts. Presented by the St. Johns County Cultural Events Division and sponsored by the Community First Credit Union throughout the month of December in St. Augustine. For a complete schedule of December to Remember events, please visit here.


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