The NEA National Heritage Fellowships Concert will be held at the George Washington University's Lisner Auditoriumon Friday, September 19, 2014 at 8 p.m. The concert will be live streamed on this page with an archive available following the event. Emceed by American Routes host Nick Spitzer, the concert will celebrate the 2014 recipients of the NEA National Heritage Fellowship, the nation's highest honor in the folk & traditional arts. The 2014 recipients are Mohawk basketmaker Henry Arquette, Tejano musician and singer Manuel "Cowboy" Donley, Irish step dancer Kevin Doyle, blues, gospel, and R&B band The Holmes Brothers, Odawa quillworker Yvonne Walker Keshick, quilting community advocate Carolyn Mazloomi, Ukrainian embroiderer and beadworker Vera Nakonechny, African-American religious singers Singing & Praying Bands of Maryland and Delaware, and Omaha traditional singer and drum group leader Rufus White.
See highlights from the 2010 and 2011 concerts:
And the complete 2013 concert: