A tribute to Gilmer County ballad singer Phyllis Marks, who passed away June 22, 2019, at the age of 92.
“You can’t have hurt anything, it can always be repaired!”: Jim Costa in Concert
On January 25, we hosted our second West Virginia Folklife Program concert at the West Virginia Humanities Council, with a performance by old-time musician and collector Jim Costa, and a presentation by folklorist Zoe van Buren, who worked with Costa to document his collection.
“I Think That the Women Made the Folk Songs”: Phyllis Marks in Concert
On September 8, 2016 we hosted our first West Virginia Folklife Program concert on the patio of the West Virginia Humanities Council, with a performance by 89 year-old Gilmer County ballad singer Phyllis Marks.
West Virginia Folklife Presents Phyllis Marks
Please join us at the historic MacFarland-Hubbard House, West Virginia Humanities Council headquarters in Charleston on September 8th from 5:30-7:30 for a concert by esteemed Gilmer County ballad singer Phyllis Marks.