*This event is only included with purchase of Early Bird tickets to Connect Beyond Festival 2019.
2019 Music & Performances
Join movie producer Jason Lust (Peter Rabbit, Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day) for a special story time event that celebrates the connection between literacy and reading to children, and explores the connection between books and movies!
Kishi Bashi Presents Omoiyari excerpts from his upcoming album and Song film with interview by Bob Boilen.
Highlighting creative material that can shape hearts and minds and examine our path as humans, Nightingale & The Tower explores the themes of technology in the digital age, exploring the delicate balance between nature and technology and the ways in which children must navigate the bridge between the creative and destructive forces of both.
A conversational concert hosted by Winston-Salem native and Grammy-nominated music historian, Jonathan Kirby.
“Your Song Changed My Life” – Fireside Chat Hosted by Bob Boilen with Fantastic Negrito and Ryan O’Keefe & Daniel Shearin (River Whyless)
The live conversations, based on Boilen’s book “Your Song Changed My Life,” will provide an intimate look into the minds of these cutting-edge musicians plus acoustic performances.
Featured artists include Amanda Anne Platt, Christopher Paul Stelling, Brie Capone, Julia Christgau, Rissi Palmer, Johnny Irion, Lonnie Holley, Josh Blake, Ryan O’Keefe and Daniel Shearin (River Whyless), Jamar Woods, Marisa Blake and an All-Star Asheville backing band.
The musical pairing of a lifetime: Five-time Grammy winner Victor Wooten (Béla Fleck and the Flecktones, and a solo artist) joins bestselling author Daniel Levitin (“This Is Your Brain on Music”) to perform together a range of music, originals, and songs you may have heard before.
2018 Music & Performances
Traditional Mardi Gras Indian Concert