Hubby Jenkins

Kelly Strayhorn Theater

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with special guests Benedict and Valerie Turner

As an integral member of the Carolina Chocolate Drops and later Rhiannon Giddens band, Hubby Jenkins is a talented multi-instrumentalist who endeavors to share his love and knowledge of old-time American music and has earned himself both Grammy and Americana award nominations. The Piedmont Blūz Acoustic Duo, comprised of Valerie and Benedict Turner, are ambassadors of Country Blues music and the Piedmont style of fingerpicking. Their mission is to help bring awareness to this unique aspect of African American culture, and to the contributions of early blues artists, through performing and teaching.