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Bruce Springsteen’s Seeger Sessions

Article written by on Tuesday, Apr 25, 2006 in Reviews

I’ve been a fan of Bruce Springsteen for a long time but his earlier acoustic efforts have seemed unrelentingly dark to me. Not so this time out. Rollicking would be the best single word description of “We Shall Overcome: The Seeger Sessions”. This is a huge band and by turns it sounds like on oversize jam session, a jug band and a gospel choir as they romp their way through the 13 folk standards on the album.

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Inside Dylan and XM Radio

Article written by on Monday, Apr 24, 2006 in On The Web

As you’ve probably heard by now Bob Dylan will have a weekly radio on XM satellite radio starting May 3rd. A new weblog by XM programming honcho Lee Abrams offers an interesting peek into the workings of both XM radio and the Dylan organization.

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Tom Dundee Passes

Article written by on Tuesday, Apr 18, 2006 in Passings

Chicago singer/songwriter Tom Dundee died today as a result of injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident on the evening of Friday, April 14th, 2006.

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Federal Civil Rights Complaint Filed in House Concert Dispute

Article written by on Sunday, Apr 16, 2006 in Concerts,On The Web,People,Venues

Cindy Harris and F. Richard Heath have filed a Federal civil Rights lawsuit against O’Hara Township (near Pittsburgh PA) in a long running dispute with the Township about hosting house concerts in their home.

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2006 Juno Awards

Article written by on Monday, Apr 10, 2006 in Awards

The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences presented the 2006 Juno Awards April 2nd. The awards which are most likely of interest here are…

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WUMB Symposium: The Renaissance of Folk Music in Boston after the 60’s

Article written by on Monday, Apr 10, 2006 in Conferences

WUMB, Boston will present a symposium titled “The Renaissance of Folk Music in Boston after the 60’s” on Thursday, April 27th from 6:30-8:30pm in the UMass Boston Campus Center Ballroom.

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Martin Guitar Raffle to Benefit Godfrey Daniels

Article written by on Friday, Apr 07, 2006 in On The Web

Godefey Daniels A “not-for-profit, member supported listening club” in Bethlehem, PA is raffling a one of a kind Martin Guitar as a fund raiser. Tickets can be purchased on their web site.

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Job Opportunity at Sing Out!

Article written by on Friday, Apr 07, 2006 in Organizations

Sing Out! Magazine is looking for a new managing editor.

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