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EMP Pop Conference 2013 - New Orleans

Due South: Roots, Songlines, Musical Geographies


Schedule

Thursday night: Meet and greet at Mimi's, 7:30 pm. Live music options include Los PoBoyCitos (10:00pm) at dba and Tom McDermott and Aurora Nealand at Buffa's.

  • Friday, April 19

    Coffee and Pastries

    8:30am–9:00am

     

    DC 'Bama: Go-Go Music In the Nation's Capital

    9:00am–10:30am

    Featuring

    Natalie Hopkinson
    DJ Stylus
    Thomas Sayers Ellis
    Melissa Weber

    Finding the Real South: Music, Memory, and Re-Imaginings of Southern Identity

    10:45am-12:15pm

    Featuring

    Charles Hughes
    Diane Pecknold
    Jeff Kollath
    David Cantwell

    Finding Fess

    12:30pm–1:15pm

    Jason Berry interviews Hudson Marquez on finding Professor Longhair

    Featuring

    Jason Berry
    Hudson Marquez

    Screening: Ya Heard Me?

    1:30pm–3:30pm

    Bounce documentary and hip-hop panel

    Featuring

    Matt Miller (director)
    Alison Fensterstock
    Brian Boyles
    Holly Hobbs
    David Dennis

    The South's Blues: Singing It, Selling It, Crossing It Over

    4:00pm–5:30pm

    Featuring

    Carlo Rotella
    Cotton Seiler
    John Gennari

    Friday night: American Routes 15th Anniversary Concert and Dance at Rock & Bowl

    • Saturday, April 20

      SCHEDULE A

       

      SCHEDULE B

       

      Coffee and Pastries

      9:45am–10:15am

       

      Coffee and Pastries

      9:45am–10:15am

       

      Mapping the Sounds of New Orleans: Bass, Bounce, Second-Lines

      10:15am–11:45am

      Featuring

      Rebecca Snedeker
      Joshua Jelly-Schapiro
      Garnette Cadogan
      Joel Dinerstein

      The Voice of This Place: Memphis Rap, Muscle Shoals, and the Chitlin Circuit

      10:15am-11:45am

      Featuring

      Tyler Fritts
      Holly George-Warren
      Steve Kiviat

      Interview and Performance

      12:00pm–1:00pm

      Jason Isbell on the legacy of Muscle Shoals with Alex Rawls

      Featuring

      Jason Isbell
      Alex Rawls

      Dancehalls of South Lousiana

      12:00pm–1:00pm

      A brownbag talk with John Sharp

      Featuring

      John Sharp

      Live Music and Noise Ordinances in Austin and New Orleans

      1:30pm–3:00pm

      Featuring

      Matt Sakakeeny
      Caroline Polk O'Meara
      Hannah Krieger-Benson
      Jason Mellard

      The Creolization of Cajun and Zydeco

      1:15pm–2:45pm

      Featuring

      Michael Tisserand
      Ben Sandmel
      D'Jalma Garnier

       

       

      Southern Routes

      3:00pm–3:45pm

      Gwen Thompkins interviews Nick Spitzer of American Routes

      Featuring

      Gwen Thompkins
      Nick Spitzer

      The Role of "The Other" in Americana, Dylan, and at the Dew Drop Inn

      3:30pm–5:00pm

      Featuring

      Alison Fensterstock
      Christine Steinbock
      Alexander Haase

      At the Junction: Southern and Midwestern Experimentalism

      4:00pm–5:30pm

      Featuring

      Tracy McMullen
      Rob Wallace
      Peter A. Williams
      Andrew Raffo Dewar

Saturday night: Go out and see live music!

  • Sunday, April 21

    Brunch

    The Banjo in the African Diaspora

    10:00am–1:00pm

    Featuring

    Laurent Dubois
    Don Vappie
    Carl LeBlanc
    Demma Dia (Sengal)