Grammy Award Winner Dom Flemons Playing Free Show at Bessie Smith Center This Thursday

Dom Flemons, a Grammy Award-winning musician and singer-songwriter, is set to captivate audiences with a free concert at the Bessie Smith Cultural Center’s Folk Art and Music Night this Thursday.

Flemons is renowned for his mastery of multiple instruments, including the banjo, guitar and harmonica. As a co-founder of the Carolina Chocolate Drops, the old-time string band that won the 2010 Grammy for Best Traditional Folk Album, Flemons has played a pivotal role in revitalizing and preserving traditional African American music.

His solo career has seen him explore a wide range of musical genres, blending folk, blues, and roots music. Dom Flemons’ dedication to preserving cultural heritage through his music has earned him accolades and recognition in the industry.

His 2023 album Traveling Wildfire was nominated Best Folk Album at this year’s Grammy Awards. Flemons was recently awarded both the Grand Prize and first prize for Best Folk/Americana/Roots album from the International Acoustic Music Awards.

Don’t miss the opportunity to witness this musical virtuoso in action, as he brings his unique blend of tradition and innovation to the heart of Chattanooga.

Admission to the Bessie Smith Cultural Center’s Folk Art and Music Night is free, but registration is required. Register Here