2013 NEA National Heritage Fellowships Concert

On September 27, 2013, from 8:00 - 10:00 pm the NEA National Heritage Fellowships Concert took place at Lisner Auditorium in Washington, DC. Emceed by American Routes host Nick Spitzer, the concert celebrated the 2013 recipients of the NEA National Heritage Fellowship, the nation's highest honor in the folk & traditional arts. The 2013 recipients are singer/storyteller Sheila Kay, storyteller, Ralph Burns, ceramicist Verónica Castillo, Irish fiddler Séamus Connolly, cimbalom player Nicolae Feraru, swamp blues singer and pianist Carol Fran, tradition bearer Pauline Hillaire, sacred harp singer David Ivey, Chicano musician Ramón "Chunky" Sánchez.See profiles of the 2013 Fellows.