Reggie Harris is a singer-songwriter, storyteller and song-leader who is a powerful interpreter of the global music narrative. A passionate, engaging entertainer and concert artist mentored by Pete Seeger, Bernice Johnson Reagon and other elders, Reggie’s work on the music of the Underground Railroad and the role of music in the Modern Civil Rights movement has raised awareness within education and historical circles. He has presented for thousands of all ages in audiences at schools, colleges, festivals, symposiums and concerts throughout North America and Europe. A 2021 winner of both the Spirit of Folk Award from Folk Alliance International and the W.E.B. Du Bois Legacy Award, Reggie is a teaching artist in the Kennedy Center’s CETA program and a fellow of the Council of Independent College lecture program. He also serves as Co-President and Director of Music Education for the Living Legacy Project, an advocacy group that sponsors Civil Rights pilgrimages throughout the South and online education seminars worldwide.
September 21 @ 6:15 pm – 8:45 pm
Chords of Fame: A Salute to Phil Ochs