The House That Music Built: Alex Sauser-Monnig & the NC Volunteers, BJ Barham, Nnenna Freelon, Phil Cook & The Guitarheels | Hayti Heritage Center | Clubs & Concerts | Indy Week
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BJ Barham and Phil Cook

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BJ Barham and Phil Cook

The House That Music Built: Alex Sauser-Monnig & the NC Volunteers, BJ Barham, Nnenna Freelon, Phil Cook & The Guitarheels 

When: Sun., June 26, 5 p.m. 2016
Price: $50

THE HOUSE THAT MUSIC BUILT

SUNDAY, JUNE 26

One concert in the small, historic sanctuary of the Hayti Heritage Center sports a very big goal: to raise the $80,000 necessary to buy and renovate a Durham home and make someone a new homeowner. To do that, Habitat for Humanity has enlisted some major area talent for an all-star bill. Two of Durham's most cherished performers, the jazz singer Nnenna Freelon and the polyglot multi-instrumentalist Phil Cook, will collaborate for a set, while Cook will lead his own band through the template of gospel, rock, soul, bluegrass, and blues it offered so well on last year's Southland Mission. American Aquarium bandleader B.J. Barham will sit down for a solo set, likely previewing the bulk of his splendid, Cook-assisted solo debut, Rockingham, due later this year. And Alex Sauser-Monnig, whose voice possesses the best vulnerability and resiliency of American folk traditions, leads the ragtag NC Volunteers. There will be a silent auction and a reception, stories and poems, all in the service of paying the same price tag. —Grayson Haver Currin

HAYTI HERITAGE CENTER, DURHAM 5 p.m., $50, www.durhamhabitat.org

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