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19Jun
Dom Flemons | Tennessee Shines
7:00 PM - 11:59 PM Reel
Date: June 19, 2019 to June 19, 2019
Where: Reel, 101 S. Central Street, Knoxville, Tennessee, United States, 37902
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GRAMMY Award Winner, Two-Time EMMY Nominee, 2019 WAMMIE Award Winner- Dom Flemons is originally from Phoenix, Arizona and currently lives in the Washington, D.C. area. He is known as "The American Songster" since his repertoire of music covers over 100 years of American folklore, ballads, and tunes. Flemons is a music scholar, historian, record collector, and a multi-instrumentalist. He is considered an expert player on the Banjo, Fife, Guitar, Harmonica, Jug, Percussion, Quills, and Rhythm Bones. In 2018, Flemons released an album titled "Dom Flemons Presents Black Cowboys" on GRAMMY Award-winning record label Smithsonian Folkways and received a GRAMMY Nomination for "Best Folk Album" at the 61st GRAMMY Awards. This recording is part of the African American Legacy Recordings series, co-produced with the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C. The "Black Cowboys" album peaked at #5 on the BILLBOARD Bluegrass Charts and Flemons has been nominated for "2018 Artist of The Year" at the International Folk Music Awards, "Best Acoustic Album" at the 2019 Blues Music Awards, "Best Folk Album" at the 2019 A2IM Liberia Awards, and has won a 2019 Wammie Awards for "Best Folk Album". In 2018, Flemons had his major solo debut on the Grand Ole Opry, on a night with Carrie Underwood and Old Crow Medicine Show, and has been included in the 2018 class of American Currents at the Country Music Hall of Fame Exhibit alongside Reba McEntire, Jeannie Seely, Chris Stapleton, Molly Tuttle, Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban, Kane Brown, Dan Auerbach, Dan + Shay, John Prine and more. Flemons was nominated for TWO EMMYs at the 2018 National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Mid-America Awards for PBS Episode: Songcraft Presents Dom Flemons and for the co-written song "Good Ole Days" with Songwriter Ben Arthur. He was the first Artist-in-Residence at the "Making American Music Internship Program" at the Smithsonian National Museum of American His
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