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Rhiannon Giddens and Laurelyn Dossett: Live at Our State

The duo performs "Leaving Eden," a song written by Dossett and included on the Carolina Chocolate Drops recent album.

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The Our State lobby hadn’t heard anything prettier before Rhiannon Giddens and Laurelyn Dossett stepped in with acoustic guitar and violin in tow.

Rhiannon Giddens, one-third of the Carolina Chocolate Drops, and singer-songwriter Laurelyn Dossett performed “Leaving Eden,” a song written by Dossett. In fact, this song is the title track on the Carolina Chocolate Drops latest album.

Watch the duo perform in the video below and visit their websites to hear more music.

Other Performances:
Mandolin Orange
The Barefoot Movement

Our Music in the Lobby series is bringing some of North Carolina’s best musicians into our offices, instruments in hand, to perform a song or two just for us. We’re filming these live performances and showcasing them on our website. See the performances at

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4 Responses to Rhiannon Giddens and Laurelyn Dossett: Live at Our State

  1. carol davis says:

    Wow, what a pure beautiful song with marvelous voices singing it.

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  4. Brenda says:

    Enjoyed the song so much. Makes me want to go to the mountains !

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