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Posted on: September 20, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Dom Flemons Presents Black Cowboys

Dom Flemons Presents Black Cowboys

Rockpile Museum Association brings GRAMMY Award Winner to Gillette for a Free Concert


The Rockpile Museum Association is pleased to announce that GRAMMY Award Winner and Two-Time EMMY Nominee, “The American Songster” Dom Flemons will be in concert here in Gillette, Wyoming on Sunday, October 13, 2019 at 6pm at the Campbell County High School Auditorium. This concert will feature his recently released Smithsonian Folkways Album “Dom Flemons presents Black Cowboys” and will be the major featured event that caps of the Campbell County Rockpile Museum’s “A Tribute to Black Cowboys” Weekend taking place October 12 & 13, 2019 here in Gillette.

The “Dom Flemons presents Black Cowboys” album peaked at #4 on the BILLBOARD Bluegrass Charts and Mr. 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 Liberia Awards, and has won a 2019 Wammie Awards for “Best Folk Album”.  He was chosen to be a "Spotlight Artist" at the "Soundtrack of America" event curated by the World Renowned Quincy Jones, EMMY Award Winning Director Steve McQueen and their team.


The Rockpile Museum Association is pleased to provide this Free Admission concert to the public and encourage everyone to bring their friends and family to hear “The American Songster” Dom Flemons whose musical repertoire spans over 100 years of American folklore, ballads, and tunes. Mr. Flemons is a music scholar, historian, record collector and a mulit-instrumentalist. He is considered an expert on the Banjo, Fife, Guitar, Harmonica, Jug, Percussion, Quills, and Rhythm Bones.


To find out more please contact Museum Educator, Stephan P. Zacharias at SZacharias@ccgov.net

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