A large exhibit about American Roots music is now touring Alabama. Currently in Tuscumbia, it will travel to Fort Payne, Tuskegee, Troy, Chatom and Livingston before the end of the year. Traveling with the major display from the Smithsonian is a display on Alabama roots music, funded by the Alabama Humanities Foundation. The sites are also preparing programs and exhibits about their community’s music traditions. For information about locations and dates, visit www.alabamafolklife.org.