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Sense Of Place Asheville: Rising Appalachia

Sisters Leah Song and Chloe Smith put a new spin on mountain music.
Sisters Leah Song and Chloe Smith grew up with Appalachian music, having been carried by their artist parents to festivals and mountain-music gatherings around the Asheville, N.C., area. The banjo- and fiddle-playing sisters embraced that music in their own way and formed the band Rising Appalachia in 2005. Their latest album is last year's Wider Circles.

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