Folk Music

For The Record: 'O Brother, Where Art Thou?'

Country Music Hall Of Fame & Museum Announces Lineup Of 2018 Exhibits<p>Dec 6, 2017 - 5:32 pm<p>'Baby Driver' and beyond: 7 soundtracks that spook, spark …

Music

Lifetime Achievement Awards

Elaine Weissman Lifetime Achievement Awards<p>The Elaine Weissman Lifetime Achievement Awards are presented each year during the annual International …

‘It was a natural thing to go to folk music, even though I swore as a child that I wouldn’t’

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News (Ireland)

Ja should go the vinyl way

<b>WITH the vinyl record market projected to grow by 25 per cent this year, the only area of recorded music set to experience an upsurge, the Jamaican</b> …

Vinyl Records

Music, stories resonate at 2017 Spokane Fall Folk Festival

Happiness at 11 in the morning is watching the Neeman Youth Choir dance and sing.<p>Such could be said, at least, for the dozens of people filling the …

Spokane

Tackling issues is just what folk music does best

Like charity, perhaps peace begins at home, too.<p>Domestic violence in its various forms is all too common. November being family violence prevention …

Southwestern Ontario

The Song Collector

When modernization swept through the Himalayan region of Ladakh, India, in the 1960s, its traditions began to suffocate: its art, language, and …

Ladakh

A Note on Roots from No Depression’s New Editor

Two women, both decades older than I, sit at two separate tables in an old bakery down on the Lower East Side. The floor, red with flecked tiles, is …

Manhattan

Saz'iso: At Least Wave Your Handkerchief At Me

<b>Saz’iso: At Least Wave Your Handkerchief At Me, The Joys And Sorrows Of Southern Albanian Song</b><p><b>Glitterbeat – 13 October 2017</b><p>I thought that my …

Music (UK)

B.U.T.W. 81 ◆ Ivan Zoloto

Russian Folk Mix<p><i>"The idea behind this mix is my personal tragedy: authentic folk music was my first introduction into "weird music" when I was like,</i> …

Music

Folk music legend Tom Rush to play in Scituate

<b>FOLK RUSH</b> Folk music revival legend Tom Rush, who influenced a generation of artists such as James Taylor, Emmylou Harris, Tom Petty, and Garth …

Jackson Browne

Hardened & Tempered: From the Inside Out

<i>Shout & Shine conversations revolve around expectations: expectations about roots music and its constituent genres and to whom they belong;</i> …

Bluegrass Music

Heritage fifth graders learn about folk music

Thanks to the hard work and dedication of Heritage Elementary’s music teacher, LesleyAnne Newsted, the school’s fifth-graders will be taking a field …

Education

Composer David Kirkland Garner Reinterprets American Roots Music

D<i>ark Holler</i>, Nathan Tucker says, was the perfect piece for the finale of the fall concert series his chamber music initiative, ColaHarmonie, has held …

Video Premiere: John Blek – Lace (from new album: Catharsis Vol.1)

<b>Catharsis Vol.1</b> is the third solo album from the Cork, Ireland-based songwriter John Blek. Best known for his work with his band John Blek & the …

Music (UK)

Morris dancers' performance branded 'racist' after they 'black-up' for Lichfield festival

Birmingham-based Morris dancers have defended themselves from racism claims after they appeared "blacked-up" at a folk festival.<p>The Beorma Morris …

Racism

Willie Watson: Folksinger Vol. 2

<b>Who Lives to Laugh Another Day?</b><p>Pennywise the Clown is a big draw at the box office right now and has, in fact, been a huge draw for me ever since I …

Grateful Dead

The Folk Music Festival That Started With A Spider Bite

The tarantella is a lively folk dance and musical style originating in southern Italy's Apulia region, the heel of the Italian geographic boot.<p>Its name derives from the poisonous bite of a local spider and is rooted in pagan tradition.<p>Today, it's the theme of one of Europe's biggest annual folk …

Music

Saskatchewan cousins Kacy & Clayton make folk music that is far out

"There's two kinds of people living in this galaxy," sings Kacy Anderson, high and lonesome. "Everybody else and me." And yet, Anderson is one half of the duo Kacy & Clayton, which means there is at least one other like-minded soul in her world.<p>The world is psychedelic folk music, groovier than a …

Psychedelia

Pammi Bai blends folk with disco in new track, Heer Saleti

Punjabi folk singer Singer and lyricist Paramjit Singh Sidhu, better known as Pammi Bai, is set to release his new solo track, ‘Heer Saleti’, along …

Jodhpur RIFF 2017: Folk music traditions from diverse cultures find their melodic meeting points

A sensitive listener could discern the richness of different textures of sounds at Jodhpur RIFF. As the day progressed, one realised, the selected …

Classical CD Of The Week: Folk Music For String Quartet, Out Of The Woodwork

Amazon mp3: $9 | Amazon CD: ~$16 / Vinyl $30 | ArkivMusic: $20 | Qobuz download: £8-12 (Hi-Res) | iTunes mp3: $10<p>The folksiness of Scandinavian traditional music has all the associative ingratiating quality of the smell of pine cones, fresh straw and moonshine, but none of hog pen and swamp. By …

Opinion

Journal of Folklore Research: JFR Review for Women Musicians of Uzbekistan: From Courtyard to Conservatory

Category: Music and Dance<p><i>Women Musicians of Uzbekistan: From Courtyard to Conservatory</i><p>By Tanya Merchant. 2015. Champaign: University of Illinois …

Documentary ‘Up Down and Sideways’ finds rice and music growing in the hills of Nagaland

A community-based folk music tradition is the subject of an accomplished film by Anushka Meenakshi and Iswar Srikumar.<p>Rice may be cultivated in many …

Nagaland

Elaine Hoffman Watts, 85, who performed klezmer folk music

Elaine Hoffman Watts, 85, of Ardmore, a noted percussionist who performed the distinctive eastern European Jewish folk music known as klezmer, died …

Philadelphia

On Our Radar: Emily Rowed comes into her own with premiere of new video "Burn"

The song boasts on rich piano chords, haunted vocals, and reverbed soundscapes.

Homestead Players preparing to stage Sandy Ives theatrical performance

The stage production will be based on his memoir Drive Dull Care Away<p>A book written by respected folklorist Sandy Ives is becoming a stage show in …

Prince Edward Island

Folk Music Helps David Rawlings See the World

We spoke to the Gillian Welch-collaborator about his new album 'Poor David's Almanack' and how he sees himself fitting into the long tradition of the genre.<p>The great American folk music tradition is a storied one, and those stories are usually disagreed upon, bastardized, stretched, exaggerated, …

Music

Watroba to Host New Folk Music Radio Show

<i>Matt Watroba and WKAR bring locally hosted folk, blues and bluegrass to Capital Region listeners. Sundays at 6pm beginning Oct. 1 on 90.5 FM</i><p>Music …

Nurse Gets Fired For Flipping Off Babies

Nurses at a naval hospital in Florida have been fired after they uploaded pictures to social media of them calling newborn babies “mini Satans” and …

Comedians