Thanks to all who sent cards, letters, e-mail and cash. The response has been and continues to be amazing. Both the music community and the locals have been solid in their support. The local weekly called to say that there was “no way we can print all these letters but we will do as much as possible.” The letters have had a galvanizing effect on the local public causing everyone to take notice of what is going on. We can’t go anywhere without a word of encouragement, a pat on the back or sometimes even a ten, twenty or check slipped in the handshake. (more…)Read More Add a Comment
Here’s a list of the folk music web logs that I know of. I’m pretty sure that it’s not comprehensive. Google returns 6,550,000 results for ‘folk music’. There have got to be more amidst all those sites. If have one or know of others leave a comment below or drop me a note. I’ll keep this post updated.
Updated 3/18/2007 (more…)Read More Add a Comment
As you will have noted I’ve been back posting regularly after a pretty slow summer. Well actually life was pretty busy which was why posting was slow. Musically it included a trip to the Oldsongs Festival, a couple of days at Ithaca’s own Grassroots Festival, a week of dancing at Pinewoods and the fabulous Turtle Hill Festival just after labor day weekend. In a few weeks I might run into some of you at North East Regional Folk Alliance Conference.(more…) Read More Add a Comment
Garnet Rogers has been selected the by fans of WVBR’s Bound for Glory radio show as the best act of the show’s 39th season which concluded this summer. Show host and founder Phil Shapiro announced the award on the October 15th live show.
Previous winners of the award, voted every year by the ‘ Friends of Bound for Glory’ include Le Vent Du Nord, Tanglefoot, Y*ALL, Dave Carter and Tracy Grammer, Mustard’s Retreat, Chris Smither, and Small Potatoes.(more…) Read More Add a Comment