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John Roberts Hospitalized

Article written by on Tuesday, Jun 28, 2005 in People

Musicain John Roberts hospitalized

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Radio Britfolk

Article written by on Monday, Jun 27, 2005 in On The Web

Radio Britfolk is a new UK based web radio project. Officially launching July 1st it aims to become “a major hub and and world-wide shop window” for the folk music from the British islands.

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Detours Radio Show

Article written by on Monday, Jun 27, 2005 in On The Web

Norm Whitman wrote to let us know about his radio show Detours which airs 1-3pm Saturdays on WYSO Fm in Yellow Springs Ohio and on the Internet at www.wyso.org

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LA Weekly Interviews Derek Sivers

Article written by on Monday, Jun 20, 2005 in Music Technology,On The Web

The LA Weekly has a profile and interview with Derick Seivers founder and CEO of the online music store CD Baby.

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2005 Best of the West Awards

Article written by on Sunday, Jun 19, 2005 in Awards

Folk Alliance Region West (FAR-West), the western regional chapter of the North American Folk Music & Dance Alliance (Folk Alliance), has announced the first recipients of their “Best of the West” awards.

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Stolen Martin D-18

Article written by on Thursday, Jun 16, 2005 in Lost and Stolen Instruments

Tom Lang’s Martin D-18 was stolen in Denver Colorado on June 13th. The serial number is 1700089. It has a very unusual (one of a kind) design on the head stock.

Further description and photo here.

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Stan Wilson Dead at 83

Article written by on Wednesday, Jun 15, 2005 in Passings

Stan Wilson, a major figure in the San Francisco folk revival in the 1950’s died at his home last week, he was 83.

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New Venue in Frederick Maryland

Article written by on Wednesday, Jun 15, 2005 in Venues

The WestSide Cafe in Frederick, Maryland, is a new venue for original acoustic music, presenting shows four nights a week.

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