This Summer, Music in the Gardens Reads From the Country Soul Songbook

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Sarah Edwards
March 25, 2024
Indy Week
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Back in March 2020, Country Soul Songbook, the media and production company from Durham’s Kamara Thomas and Kym Register, was just getting its bearings. Thomas and Register, both musicians, had a vision of amplifying the voices of historically marginalized artists and expanding the conversation around Americana music—a mission with a sturdy foundation, given the Triangle’s reputation as a creative hotbed for roots music. 

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