Exhibition: “Hey America!” Eastern North Carolina and the Birth of Funk

June 6, 2015 – February 28, 2016
Times: Mon.-Sat., 9am-5pm; Sun., noon-5pm
Venue: North Carolina Museum of History
Area: Downtown Raleigh
Admission: Free

Audio and video clips help illuminate the roles of African American musicians from eastern N.C. who played prominent roles in the creation of funk-a genre of highly danceable music that helped integrate dance floors across America during the mid- to late-1960s.

Photo credit: Courtesy of Melvin Parker.


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