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Folk singer Pete Seeger's life will be celebrated at the annual Clearwater Festival this summer. Seeger died in January at age 94, after surviving his wife Toshi by about seven months Clearwater Festival organizers say the two-day show at Croton-on-
When folk music icon Pete Seeger died in January, he left behind a legacy that was as large as it was multi-faceted. He is remembered as a hero and an unwavering ally to the working man. He is remembered as a crazed, axe-wielding folk purist,
Jamaican Folk Singers remember founder a year after her passing Thursday, April 10 marked one year since the passing of renowned musicologist and social anthropologist Dr Olive Lewin. In memory of her indelible contribution to folk music, members of
Normally, the historic Wamsutta Club on County Street is open only to members and their guests, but that's not always the case. For the last two years or so, the elegant club has opened its doors about once a month for mostly acoustic, un-amplified "
Middle-aged, occasionally solemn, riven with rules about what is acceptably traditional, they may sing brave songs of freedom but that spirit is not always extended to music of which they disapprove. Yet, as JP Bean's affectionate and wonderfully
April 9 Folk Alliance International, which moved its headquarters to Kansas City in August, announced Wednesday that its board of directors has chosen Aengus Finnan to become its new executive director. He will take over reins of the 3,100-member
When the pioneering folk guitarist Richard Thompson joined musical forces with his wife Linda, they recorded a series of acclaimed albums which soundtracked their turbulent marriage. Now their folk dynasty is set to continue with Kami, the couple's
Story Earle was born to a young couple working as a lumberjack and a cook in a lumber camp during the Depression. Wartime brought a factory job for his father, Chesley, and a move for the family to Amherst, N.S. But tragedy struck with his father's
It's usually his day off, but on a chilly, snow-covered Sunday morning, Marshall University guitar professor Julio Alves found himself in a third-floor classroom lecturing with a fervor...Alves and the Marshall University Guitar Ensemble shared their
If you're planning to chill out in Sweden this summer, don't forget to spend a few hours at the Festival of Music that's held every year at Lake Siljan, Dalarna That tropical Chennai hosts an annual Festival of Music is well-known in India and abroad.