Carnegie Hall gets grant for Americana music festival


LEWISBURG, W.Va. -- Lewisburg's Carnegie Hall is getting a $10,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to support the Americana Music Festival. Rep. Nick Rahall, D-W.Va., announced the award on Friday. Officials say the Americana Music Festival will take place July 26 on the lawn adjoining Carnegie Hall and New River Community Technical College. It will celebrate artists who embody American roots music styles, including country, folk, bluegrass and rhythm and blues.
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