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WFDU to Air Recreation of Woody Guthrie Tribute

Article written by on Friday, Nov 24, 2006 in Media

On Sunday November 26th at 3pm WFDU FM will air a recreation of the 1956 Woody Guthrie tribute review “Bound For Glory: A Musical Tribute to Woody Guthrie” The original 1956 tibute, which features Guthries words and music in a script by Millard Lampell was a historic moment early in the folk revival.

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June Carter and Johnny Cash on Pete Seeger’s Rainbow Quest

Article written by on Thursday, Nov 16, 2006 in On The Web

YouTube clip. June Carter and Johnny Cash on Pete Seeger’s mid 60’s TV show, Rainbow Quest.

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John Hall Elected to US Congress

Article written by on Wednesday, Nov 08, 2006 in People

Singer, Songwriter and activist John Hall has been elected to the US congress representing New York’s 19th Congressional District.

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Bluegrass Museum Gets Pete’s Banjo

Article written by on Tuesday, Nov 07, 2006 in People

The International Bluegrass Music Museum has acquired a banjo played by Pete Seeger through out the 1960’s.

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New Wave String Bands in the New York Times

Article written by on Monday, Nov 06, 2006 in On The Web

There’s a great article in Sunday’s New York Times about the new wave of old time based string band

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Wagon Wheel Gang Releases Debut CD

Article written by on Monday, Nov 06, 2006 in Releases

Headed up by Miami blues drummer, ex-trapeze artist, current banjo player and general odd character. Big Donald Lutton, The Wagon Wheel Gang is an ever-growing, eclectic group of artists from diverse musical backgrounds with the common goal of spreading joy through music.

Members of the Wagon Wheel Gang have been known to congregate and perform at picnics, beaches, rodeos, campfires, hootenannies, farms, crowded vehicles on long family trips, docks, porches, barns, back yards, cook outs, ranches, church bazaars, ice cream parlors, bait shops, old folks’ homes and anyplace the magic of music can be appreciated even if only by the performers themselves.

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Canadian Folk Music Award Nominees for 2006

Article written by on Thursday, Nov 02, 2006 in Awards

The Canadian Folk Music Awards have announced the nominees for the 2006 awards.

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