Michael & Carrie Kline
- "Eye-opening, provoking, educational. Carrie and Michael have so much to share and are great teachers. They planned a wonderful week for us. I can’t say enough good things about my Oral History class and teachers."-Evaluation from "Listening for a Change" Student
- "Michael and Carrie Kline have introduced hundreds of students to the sounds and songs of their community. . . . There is no one we've encountered who can mesmerize fifty 5th graders at once with songs of love and tribulation."-Nathan HayesProgram Manager, The Mountain Institute, Circleville, WV
- "Michael and Carrie Kline are not only exceptional musicians with a great knowledge of their music and its roots, but they have a wonderful ability to use their music to educate audiences about historical and cultural events as well. Very few musicians I've heard can transport listeners so fully to another time and place as they can. "-Elizabeth AltemusPendleton County Committee for the Arts, Franklin, WV
- "Michael and Carrie Kline have a long-respected tradition in the folklore and music worlds. They are recipients of several fellowships which have led to numerous recordings. This top-notch research comes out on stage, captivating the audience and stirring the emotions."-Sparky & Rhonda RuckerModern Day American Folk and Blues Legends
- "Their voices carry the songs with truth and authenticity, without a hint of pretense or affectation, and their guitar accompaniments are excellent, just what the songs call for. With their vast knowledge of West Virginia history and culture you can be assured their concerts are not only a treat for the ear, but a journey into the depth and breadth of the real Appalachia and beyond."-MagpieBringing the People's History Alive Through Music
Sunday, June 23, 2019 - Friday, June 28, 2019
Common Ground on the Hill–Traditions Week One
We’re teaching two NEW classes–
SONGS OF WORK AND FREEDOM and THE HISTORY OF APPALACHIA THROUGH STORY AND SONG, Periods Three and Four at Common Ground on the Hill at at McDaniel College in Westminster, MD, Traditions Week One. There are SO many good classes to sign up for, as well as lectures, concerts, nightly art shows and more. We’ll be teaching and taking classes, performing and co-leading jams. You’ll not find better people anywhere!
Thursday, July 04, 2019
Mountain State Art & Crafts Fair
We perform three 45-minute sets at 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., and 3:00 p.m. at this longstanding festival at the Cedar Lakes Conference Center at 82 FFA Drive in Ripley, WV.
Sunday, July 07, 2019
Seneca Rocks Discovery Center
Appalachian music and songs of the great outdoors performed from 1:00-2:00 and 2:30-3:30 in front of the big glass windows. Gaze out at the majestic rocks while enjoying high mountain harmony duet singing for all ages.
We offer ongoing performances and tours for those visiting West Virginia. Book a Tour.
Talking Across the Lines Featured Product
Written in Blood: Courage and Corruption in the Appalachian War of Extraction
Written in Blood features the work of Appalachia's leading scholars and activists, making available accurate, ungilded, and uncensored understanding of history. Includes feature articles by Michael and Carrie Kline.CDs, Books & Downloadsfor Sale