Celebrating
25 Years of Music

Music Maker 25th Anniversary Events

The tintype is rooted in more than 150 years of photographic method. In this collection of extraordinary portraits, Timothy Duffy brings new vitality to this old form, capturing powerful images of musicians who represent the roots of American music. These American blues, jazz, and folk artists are living expressions of a cultural legacy, made and […]

Music Maker founder Timothy Duffy creates one-of-a-kind direct positive tintype portraits of American musicians using an American photography process that goes back to the nineteenth-century. Despite the importance of these musicians (many of them have written songs that others made famous) and the national legacy they represent, they remain little known, often outpaced by other […]

Join us for an evening with photographer Timothy Duffy as he talks about his book, Blue Muse: Timothy Duffy’s Southern Photographs published by UNC Press in association with the New Orleans Museum of Art. Copies of the book will be available for signing and the event will feature a discussion with New Orleans Museum of […]

Join us for an evening with Music Maker founder and photographer Timothy Duffy as he talks about his book, Blue Muse: Timothy Duffy’s Southern Photographs published by UNC Press in association with the New Orleans Museum of Art. Copies of the book will be available for signing and the event will feature a discussion with […]

Carrboro, N.C. – Music Maker Relief Foundation partners with the Carrboro Recreation & Parks Department and WUNC Music to present the Freight Train Blues Music Series at Carrboro Town Commons (Farmer’s Market). Beginning on May 24th, the four-part series will feature performances from blues, gospel, and folk musicians on Fridays at 6:30pm. The music series, […]

Renowned as one of the most scenic and intimate music festivals in the country, Telluride Blues & Brews Festival is located in the world-famous mountain town of Telluride, Colorado. The multi-stage celebration of music and craft beer offers an eclectic mix of live blues, funk, indie, rock, jam-band, gospel, and soul performances accompanied by some […]

Join Music Maker for a blowout 25th Anniversary celebration! For five days in December, we will host a series of concerts in Durham, NC featuring Music Maker partner artists and friends. Get ready for the celebration of a lifetime! More details coming soon.

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