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Dulcimer Festival (2016)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Port Allen, West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2016-03-04

Duration: 00:07:10

Subjects: Music | FESTIVALS | Dulcimer | Lagniappe Dulcimer Society


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Broussard, Peggy Interviewee
  • Bankston, Helen Interviewee
  • Lagniappe Dulcimer Society Performer


This segment from the March 4, 2016, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham’s in-studio interview with Peggy Broussard and Helen Bankston of the Lagniappe Dulcimer Society. They discuss the history of the dulcimer and the plans for the upcoming 15th Annual Lagniappe Dulcimer Society Fete in Port Allen. Four members from the group, including Broussard and Bankston, also perform two songs.