The American Patchwork Project celebrates the rich cultural and musical fabric of Western North Carolina by gathering stories, oral histories, and songs.
The following local artists were featured in pop-up performances within the American Patchwork Quartet concert on Thursday, May 18 at 7 p.m.:
- Jarrett Wildcatt
- Carluse Baird
- Min Xiao-Fen
- Heena Patel
- River Guerguerian
The evening began with live music by Eric Freeman, the “Blue Ridge Boy,” in the Explore Asheville Courtyard.
Thank you to the following individuals and organizations who contributed stories, songs, and oral histories to the American Patchwork Project:
- Adriana Chavela
- Caleb Rudow
- Isabel Taylor
- John Cloyd Miller
- Otto Vazquez
- Phyllis Utley
- Shunyu Huang
- Torre “Tor” White
- Leaf Global Arts
- HOLA Carolina
- Museum of the Cherokee Indian
Thank you to these WNC community members and local artists, who shared their meaningful reflections during the evening performance by American Patchwork Quartet on May 18.
This project is made possible in part by a grant from the Association of Performing Arts Professionals, made possible through support from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Presented as part of the 2023 Asheville Amadeus Festival in partnership with the Asheville Symphony.