Presentation Title

Local Music and the Community

Presenter Information

Maizie PlumleyFollow

Document Type

Poster Presentation

Keywords

Local, Music, Huntington, Community

Biography

Maizie Plumley is a Senior at Marshall University. She will graduate in May 2019 with a bachelor's degree in Anthropology. Maizie hopes to continue her education in graduate school, seeking a master's degree in museum studies.

Major

Anthropology

Advisor for this project

Dr. Robin Conley Riner

Start Date

18-4-2019 2:00 PM

End Date

18-4-2019 3:15 PM

Abstract

This ethnographic research project focuses on local music in Huntington and how it influences and is influenced by the community of Huntington. Specifically, this research project focuses on the issues local musicians and music venues face in Huntington and how local music brings the community together. The project highlights the efforts made by local musicians and local music venues in order to provide the community of Huntington with local concerts that showcase local talent and art. Research for this project was done through interviews with local musicians, local music venue owners and workers, and attendees of local concerts in Huntington. Research was also conducted through observation at local concerts at music venues in Huntington. Through this research, it was made apparent that there is an appreciation and passion for local music within the community of Huntington and a desire to bring more awareness and support to local music.

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Apr 18th, 2:00 PM Apr 18th, 3:15 PM

Local Music and the Community

This ethnographic research project focuses on local music in Huntington and how it influences and is influenced by the community of Huntington. Specifically, this research project focuses on the issues local musicians and music venues face in Huntington and how local music brings the community together. The project highlights the efforts made by local musicians and local music venues in order to provide the community of Huntington with local concerts that showcase local talent and art. Research for this project was done through interviews with local musicians, local music venue owners and workers, and attendees of local concerts in Huntington. Research was also conducted through observation at local concerts at music venues in Huntington. Through this research, it was made apparent that there is an appreciation and passion for local music within the community of Huntington and a desire to bring more awareness and support to local music.