"The GRAMMY Museum presented an evening of conversation moderated by WNYC's John Schaefer with Steve Earle, Bill Frisell, Matthew Stevens, and Yasmin Williams to celebrate the album, I Am A Pilgrim: Doc Watson at 100. This intimate discussion took place at the Rubin Museum of Art in New York with a performance that followed.
This performance is one of the many programs to be featured in the GRAMMY Museum’s New York City program series, which includes bringing a slate of the GRAMMY Museum’s renowned GRAMMY In The Schools Education Programs and Public Programs to the East Coast in partnership with the City of New York Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment. “A New York Evening With…” is generously supported by the Dawn and Brian Hoesterey Family Foundation.
ABOUT I AM A PILGRIM: DOC WATSON AT 100:
A new tribute album that celebrates the deep influence and legacy of the legendary North Carolina folk musician, Doc Watson. Titled I Am A Pilgrim: Doc Watson at 100, the album includes an impressive and diverse lineup of artists including Dolly Parton, Rosanne Cash, John Leventhal, Jeff Parker, Matthew Stevens (who also produced the album), Valerie June, Bill Frisell, Nora Brown, Jerry Douglas, Chris Eldridge, Steve Earle, Corey Harris, Jack Lawrence, Lionel Loueke, Ariel Posen, Marc Ribot and Yasmin Williams.
I Am A Pilgrim pays homage to Doc Watson's lasting legacy and influence on American music, showcasing the enduring power and relevance of Doc Watson's music, a century after his birth, and has been spotlighted by NPR’s Fresh Air, WNYC, Rolling Stone, SPIN, Stereogum, Garden & Gun, No Depression and Folk Alley. "