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Knight celebrates ‘75+1’

Lee Knight. Lee Knight.

A special 76th birthday performance by beloved folklorist, storyteller and musician Lee Knight will take place at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 18, at City Lights Bookstore in downtown Sylva. 

Knight, who performs on guitar, banjo and dulcimer, is a regular performer for workshops, Elderhostels, festivals and camps. He has participated in artist-in-residence programs for the North Carolina Arts Council and other arts groups across the Southeast. He also leads hikes and canoe trips, and guides whitewater rafts. 

Most recently, he was a guest artist at the Kronos Quartet’s 2019 Festival in San Francisco, celebrating the songs of iconic American folk singer and activist, the late Pete Seeger.

Free and open to the public. Due to the confined space, masks will be required to attend. For more information, call City Lights at 828.586.9499.

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  • Happy Birthday, Lee!

    posted by Helen Geltman

    Thursday, 08/19/2021

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