Crackin’ the Vault
An exploration of the Centrum archives
Crackin’ the Vault, a new radio show on KPTZ 91.9FM Port Townsend, features musical nuggets from the last five decades of Centrum programming, including Country Blues, Fiddle Tunes, Voice Works, Slide and Steel, and one-time shows from the 90s. More than 55 National Heritage Fellows have participated in Centrum programming, and we’ll be broadcasting some of their finest performances. Hosted by Peter McCracken
Episode 33: Every Month is Black History Month
Every Month is Black History Month
Let’s retire Black History Month and incorporate Black history into every year-round history curriculum nationwide.
In the meantime, we’ll listen to some Black musicians who have participated in Centrum programs.
The Carolina Chocolate Drops, with Joe Thompson
Jerron Paxton and Phil Wiggins
Boo Hanks and Dom Flemons
The Creole Cowboys
and a little bit of Etta Baker
Rhiannon Giddens has been loading one awesome post per day this month on her Facebook page, about Black history in general, highly recommended:
If you can’t hear it live – most Crackin the Vault shows will be available on the Centrum podcast channel: