Brute Heart’s Jackie Beckey Performs at Oconaluftee on September 11 and at Cades Cove on September 17
Critically-acclaimed Brute Heart’s Jackie Beckey will perform original, mountain-inspired music at the Oconaluftee Visitor Center on Sunday, September 11, 2016 from 1:00 p.m. until 2:30 p.m. and in Cades Cove at the Becky Cable House on Saturday, September 17, 2016 from 11:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.
The free performances entitled “Appalachian Range: Old Mountains, New Music” are part of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park’s Artist-in-Residence program.
Jackie Beckey is one of seven artists who were selected to participate in this special program allowing them to live and create art within the park for 4-6 weeks. The program is made possible by support from Friends of the Smokies and Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts.
Jackie Beckey is a classically trained violinist, composer, librarian, archivist and community-oriented performing artist based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Her band, Brute Heart was commissioned in 2012 by the Walker Art Center to compose an original score the film classic, “The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari.”
For more information on other Artists-in-Residence programs, visit Great Smoky Mountains National Park.