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Jul 14
Whole Museum
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UMMA Pop Up: Fiddle and Banjo music with Aaron Jonah Lewis

Aaron Jonah Lewis is a multi-instrumentalist performer and educator. He has won awards at the Clifftop Appalachian String Band Festival, including First Place Neotraditional Band in 2008 and 2015; and at the Galax Old Fiddlers Convention, including First Place Bluegrass Fiddle in 2007. He has performed at major festivals from the US to the UK and from Italy to Finland.

Lewis has appeared on dozens of recordings from bluegrass and old time to swing jazz, modern experimental, and Turkish classical music projects. He has taught workshops at the the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in Glasgow and at the English Folk Dance and Song Society in London. He also plays and teaches banjo, mandolin, guitar, and bass. Lewis is currently based in Detroit.

Aaron will be joined by Kyle Rhodes for this Pop Up performance.