John Lakota Locklear is a member of Music Maker's Next Generation Artists program, which encourages and mentors young artists performing Southern roots music. We caught up with Lakota John at the Shakori Hills GrassRoots Festival to hear him play electric slide guitar.

Filmed by Emily Mendenhall and Stephanie Chen
Edited by Emily Mendenhall, Nikki Whang, and Stephanie Chen

This piece was produced in the undergraduate course “Multimedia Documentary” (spring 2013) taught at the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University, in partnership with Music Maker Relief Foundation and Duke Service-Learning.

Visit the class website “Field Recordings” that features this video and other material from the class projects:

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