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Fowler headlines free storytelling, musical program at Museum

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Published on Monday, March 17, 2014

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John Fowler, an Appalachian storyteller and mountain musician, will be at Greer Heritage Museum Saturday (March 22) at 10 a.m. for a free program and book signing.
 

John Fowler, an Appalachian storyteller and mountain musician, will be at Greer Heritage Museum Saturday (March 22) at 10 a.m. for a free program and book signing.

 



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"Trotting Sally, The Roots and Legacy of a Folk Hero" by John Fowler will be available for purchase and signing at the Greer Heritage Museum Saturday.

 

John Fowler, an Appalachian storyteller and mountain musician, will be at Greer Heritage Museum Saturday (March 22) at 10 a.m. for a free program and book signing.

The event will also feature the popular James Brothers, Marshall and Leon, who were grand prize winners at the Upstate Black Expo Gospel competition in 2012 in Greenville.

Fowler has been performing for 25 years at festivals, schools and colleges. He is a song collector, writer and radio host. The South Carolina General Assembly awarded Fowler the Jean Laney Harris Folk Heritage Award for lifetime achievement as a storyteller and traditional musician.

He has won competition awards at national festivals playing the banjo and guitar and produces “This Old Porch” on WNCW radio.

The museum is at 106 S. Main Street, hours are 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. Call 877-3377 for more information.

 

 

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