Join us for the first 'Down on the River, Down on the Farm' series;West Virginia culture/educational talks, live music and food.
"Talking Across the Lines" will be presented by Michael and Carrie Kline. They will share history, traditional music from the area and stories from their summers spent in the Cacapon River watershed.
Michael and Carrie Kline weave West Virginia stories and folklore with spine-tingling harmonies on voice and guitar. They live and breathe Appalachian music and culture. Their voices carry the songs with truth and authenticity. The Klines present their music both as entertainment and social history, with engaging ease and hard-hitting passion.
They have spent years recording music and spoken narrative from Cherokee, North Carolina throughout the southern coalfields and mountainside farms of Kentucky and Virginia. They have documented southern mountain experience and music in industrial cities from Cincinnati to New England.
The Klines’ high mountain harmonies meld with their intertwining bass lines on two guitars, with Michael’s melodic flat-picking and Carrie’s rhythmic backup.