Mid Atlantic Tours Announces Support for 55 Engagements in Mid Atlantic Region

Color image collage of the dancers and musicians touring through Mid Atlantic Tours.

July 17, 2023

BALTIMORE – Mid Atlantic Arts has announced grantees for its 2023-2024 Mid Atlantic Tours program. Mid Atlantic Tours provides presenters in the mid-Atlantic region with subsidies to book roster artists for performances and other community engagement activities. The grants will provide $244,940 to support 55 engagements. The following artists were included on the 2023-2024 Roster:

Mid Atlantic Tours provides presenters in the mid-Atlantic region with subsidies to book roster artists for performance engagements. The grants will provide $244,940 to support 55 artist engagements. The 2023-2024 grantees will host the following touring artists:

The 2023-2024 Mid Atlantic Tours artists will visit the following communities:

Calpulli Mexican Dance Company highlights Mexican and Mexican-American heritage through dance and storytelling. They will be presented by:

DuPont Brass is a unique, soulful, 10-piece brass ensemble hailing from the D.C. Metropolitan area. They will be presented by:

From China to Appalachia combines roots music from Appalachia to China and beyond, featuring Grammy-winning Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer with Chinese hammered dulcimer player Chao Tian. From China to Appalachia will be presented by:

The Legendary Ingramettes are an all-women gospel group and 2022 recipient of the prestigious National Endowment for the Arts National Heritage Fellowship. They will be presented by:

Martha Redbone is a Native and African American blues, folk and gospel vocalist, and songwriter originally from Harlan County, Kentucky. She will be presented by:

Mid Atlantic Tours is made possible through the generous support of the National Endowment for the Arts’ Regional Touring Program with additional funding for Delaware organizations provided by the Delaware Division of the Arts.

Images (clockwise, left to right): Calpulli Mexican Dance, company, courtesy of the artist; From China to Appalachia, courtesy of the artist; Martha Redbone, courtesy of the artist; The Legendary Ingramettes, courtesy of the artist; DuPont Brass, courtesy of the artist.

About Mid Atlantic Arts
Mid Atlantic Arts nurtures and funds the creation and presentation of diverse artistic expression and connects people to meaningful arts experiences within our region and beyond. Created in 1979, Mid Atlantic Arts is a private non-profit organization that is closely allied with the region’s state arts councils and the National Endowment for the Arts. It combines funding from state and federal resources with private support from corporations, foundations, and individuals to address needs in the arts from a regional, national, and international perspective. To learn more about Mid Atlantic Arts, its programs and services, visit our website at www.midatlanticarts.org.

Mackenzie Kwok
Communications and Social Media Manager
Mid Atlantic Arts 
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