Trotting Sally: The Roots and Legacy of a Folk Hero

Trotting Sally: The Roots and Legacy of a Folk Hero Presented by John Fowler. **John Fowler requests an additional honorarium to the $250 contributed by SC Humanities. This lecture is based on one of South Carolina’s premiere folk legends. John blends his powerful storytelling and traditional musical talents to share the interesting life-story of one … Read more

Where’d You Come From, Where’d You Go?

Where’d You Come From, Where’d You Go? Presented by John Fowler. **John Fowler requests an additional honorarium to the $250 contributed by SC Humanities. A program that celebrates our heritage with stories and music from around the world. John’s retelling of African and European fables & folktales is a delightful presentation that connects the past … Read more

Appalachian Stories and Songs

Appalachian Stories and Songs Presented by John Fowler. **John Fowler requests an additional honorarium to the $250 contributed by SC Humanities. A combination of traditional and personal stories with music presentation on banjo, guitar, fiddle, harmonica and spoons. This program is a celebration of Southern Appalachian culture and influences. John draws on his roots presenting … Read more

History of Roots and Ethnic Music in South Carolina

History of Roots and Ethnic Music in South Carolina Presented by John Fowler. **John Fowler requests an additional honorarium to the $250 contributed by SC Humanities. An interactive timeline lecture with music presentations. John connects the dots, linking music heritage relative to region, ethnicity, religion and culture. The presentation is an overview of parallels between … Read more