Margaret MacArthur died Wednesday evening at her home in Vermont. Margaret was a performer and collector of traditional songs particularly those of Vermont and New England. She was a friend and inspiration to many traditional musicians.
Donations in may be sent to the Vermont Folk Life Center, Margaret MacArthur Collection, P.O. Box 442, Middlebury, VT 05753, to help preserve and perpetuate her work with Vermont folk songs.Read More Add a Comment
Folk Alliance Region – West (FAR-West) will host a gathering of the Northwest acoustic music community in Portland on July 22nd 2006. The event will kick off with a summit meeting at 1:00 p.m. at Mississippi Studios, 3939 N. Mississippi Ave., includes dinner, and will conclude with a juried showcase of independent Northwest acoustic musicians.Read More Add a Comment
Green Linnet Records and its affiliated world music label, Xenophile have been acquired by Digital Music Group Inc. The Green Linnet catalog includes over 2,400 tracks from leading Celtic artists such as Niamh Parsons, Old Blind Dogs, Lunasa, Patrick Street, and Tannahill Weavers.Read More Add a Comment
Creative Commons and Vogle & Associates have published a legal guide for Podcasters. Inspired by the Electronic Frontier Foundation’s Legal Guide for Bloggers, the Podcasting Legal Guide is designed to outline both legal and practical issues that are specifically relevant for podcasters, such as using music and video in a podcast.Read More Add a Comment