Appalachian Audio and Video
Music, Storytelling, Spoken-word, Dialect, Language, Mountain Heritage, Folkways, Foraging, Wildcrafting, History, Oral Traditions, and more... here's a sampling of our regional audio/video selection.
Popcorn Sutton's last batch of moonshine, documented by award-winning film maker, Neal Hutcheson.
Catch them at one of their periodic gigs downstairs at City Lights Cafe.
34 historic songs, ballads, and instrumentals recorded in the Great Smoky Mountains by "Song Catcher" Joseph S. Hall (1939).
Gary Carden's adaptation of the Nance Dude true-crime tragedy features the talented actor, Elizabeth Westall.
This CD by Balsam Range member Buddy Melton and Nashville, musicians Milan Miller and Mark W. Winchester features songs based on Jackson County personalities, places and events, including Samantha Bumgarner, the 1940 flood, the Jarrett House and the Cowee Tunnel.
"Rebuilding the Fire - Traditional Songs of the Eastern Band of Cherokee" by Bo Taylor. 2010 Native American Music Awards "Best Traditional Recording"
An excellent documentary on Western North Carolina dialect; narrated by Gary Carden.
Singer/Songwriter (and fishmonger) Eric Hendrix has crafted a fine baker's dozen of songs in his debut album, WOULD YOU DANCE WITH ME?Catch Eric and friends at one of their periodic gigs downstairs at City Lights Cafe.
Folklorist, Barbara Duncan returns to her singer/songwriter roots with a solo album of country/blues/jazz influenced original songs.
There's a great variety of gift ideas in our Holiday Catalog... something for everyone on your list. Buy a book featured in our catalog and take 40% off on any other in-stock book of equal or lesser value.
We also have locally made items that would make great gifts! Jewelry from our very own Sara Hatton, handcrafted pens by Joshua Wilkey, and fine walking sticks by Steve Allen. Our holiday cards are also in stock and we do free gift wrapping!
We've partnered with Libro.fm to bring you a top-notch option for digital audiobooks. Take a look at our large catalog of recorded books at https://libro.fm/citylightsnc