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The Bull Durham Blues Festival is looking for ways to remain relevant and attract festival goers. Executive director Angela Lee is looking to do that by reenergizing the talent, putting forth a diverse lineup, including international artists, and by including North Carolina and Durham artists. Lee is also looking for corporate sponsors to keep ticket prices down for the 26-year-old festival.
Etta Baker was a Piedmont blues guitarist and singer from Morganton, North Carolina. Wayne Martin and the North Carolina Arts Council initiated the production of Etta Baker: One Dime Blues in 1988. Martin recorded hours of tape of Baker’s music in her home, documentation that will be available for researchers and scholars of traditional music.