Dom Flemons

Agent: Chris Colbourn
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Dom Flemons is a GRAMMY Award winning musician, singer-songwriter, and slam poet. Carrying on the songster tradition, Flemons strives to mix traditional music forms with a contemporary approach, to create new sounds that will appeal to wider audiences. In his recent solo album Prospect Hill (2014), Flemons drew from a wide range of styles, including ragtime, Piedmont blues, spirituals, southern traditional music, string band music, fife and drum music, and  jug-band music. He began his career as a performer in the Arizona music scene, where he produced 25 albums for singer-songwriters and slam poets in Pheonix. In 2005, Flemons co-found the Carolina Chocolate Drops, an African-American string band that won a Grammy for its 2010 album Genuine Negro Jig. Today, he tours throughout the United States and internationally as “The American Songster. In February 2016, Dom performed at Carnegie Hall for a Tribute to Lead Belly. In September 2016, Dom performed at the opening ceremonies for the National Musuem of African American History and Culture in Washington, DC. Dom has been touring internationally and has released his latest album called “Ever Popular Favourites” with British Guitar player, Martin Simpson. The album was released on Fledg’ling recordings in October 2016. Dom’s newest album to be released through Smithsonian Folkways will be celebrating the stories and songs of the black cowboys. Dom has released two instructional DVDs through Stefan Grossman’s Guitar Workshop. Dom has a new podcast called American Songster Radio and it is in conjunction with WUNC North Carolina Public Radio.

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Dom Flemons on Tour:

Date City Location Venue

Sat, 8 Jul 2017

Grand Marais

MN

Arrowhead Center For The Arts

Fri, 14 Jul 2017

KUCHING

MALAYSIA

RAINFOREST WORLD MUSIC FESTIVAL

Sat, 15 Jul 2017

Kuching

Malaysia

Rainforest World Music Festival

Sun, 16 Jul 2017

Kuching

Malaysia

Rainforest World Music Festival

Sat, 22 Jul 2017

Oklahoma City

OK

Myriad Botanical Gardens

Mon, 24 Jul 2017

Cedar Rapids

IA

CSPS

Fri, 11 Aug 2017

Rocky Mount

NC

Mill Music Sessions

Fri, 18 Aug 2017

Big River

Canada

Northern Lights Bluegrass and Old Tyme Music

Sat, 19 Aug 2017

Big River

Canada

Northern Lights Bluegrass and Old Tyme Music

Sun, 20 Aug 2017

Big River

Canada

Northern Lights Bluegrass and Old Tyme Music

Sun, 3 Sep 2017

Lenoir

NC

Happy Valley Fiddlers Convention

Fri, 8 Sep 2017

Chattahoochee

GA

Chatt Hills Music

Sat, 9 Sep 2017

Mocksville

NC

CBC Bluegrass Festival

Sat, 16 Sep 2017

North Adams

MA

Freshgrass Bluegrass Festival

Fri, 6 Oct 2017

Oriental

NC

Ol' Front Porch Festival

Sat, 21 Oct 2017

Galax

VA

Blue Ridge Music Center

Fri, 17 Nov 2017

Reading

PA

MIller Center For The Arts

Sun, 19 Nov 2017

Winston Salem

NC

Muddy Creek Music Hall