"New Harmonies" exhibit opens in Hattiesburg

A new Smithsonian traveling exhibit which explores American roots music is now on display at the Historic Hattiesburg Train Depot. New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music officially opened for viewing Saturday and will last through May 21st.

The exhibit presents histories of all sorts of music, from bluegrass and country to blues and gospel. Parts of it are also interactive.

Hattiesburg is the first city in Mississippi to host the exhibit. Five other cities in the state will also feature it over the next 18 months.

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