The Carolina Chocolate Drops will perform at Miami Hamilton’s Parrish Auditorium on Friday, Oct. 24 at 7:30 p.m.
The Carolina Chocolate Drops are best known for their sound, rooted in traditional African-American string band music with a hip-hop and soul element. Their current record, Leaving Eden, is the follow-up to 2010’s Grammy Award-winning Genuine Negro Jig, which reached number one on the Billboard Bluegrass Chart and number two on the Billboard Heatseekers and Folk Charts. A new album is in the works for 2015.
Tickets for this performance are $25 for adults, $23 for senior citizens and $16 for college students and children under 12.
Other performers scheduled for the 2014-2015 Artist Series at Miami Hamilton’s Parrish Auditorium include throat singers Huun Huur Tu with native instruments and authentic costumes on Nov. 15 and Balsam Range and Helen Highwater on Feb. 28.
Artist Series performances at Miami Middletown’s Dave Finkelman Auditorium include Richard Thompson’s solo acoustic show on Oct. 18, Hot Rize with special guests Red Knuckles and the Trailblazers on Nov. 22, Carlos Núñez and The April Verch Band on March 14 and The Travelin’ McCourys and the Gibson Brothers on April 11.
Miami University Hamilton is located at 1601 University Blvd.