4/7/2022 Mountain Song & Story Ep. #126 - The Birthplace of Country Music
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4/7/2022 Mountain Song & Story Ep. #126

Episode #126 “Audio Stories from the Archives of Appalachia”

Today I’ll be speaking with my guest, Katie Hoffman, Executive Director of Create Appalachia. Create Appalachia strives to make the Appalachian Highlands a better place to live and work by supporting innovation and entrepreneurship centered around the arts, technology, and creativity. They work to sustain an environment that will generate new businesses, provide jobs in art-and-tech-based businesses, and highlight the important role that creativity plays in the region’s economic vitality. I’ll be speaking with Katie all about what Create Appalachia is and all of the great things they are doing for the Appalachia region on today’s episode.

Today’s Playlist

My Home’s Across the Blue Ridge Mountains – Doc Watson
Hello Stranger – The Carter Family

Intro and theme music Omie Wise (feat. Kalia Yeagle) by Hasee Ciaccio
Background instrumental music by Brittany Haas, Produced by Darol Anger. All traditional old-time tunes. 2004.

Resources and Additional Materials

Create Appalachia