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Traditional Performers Honored

Article written by on Sunday, Dec 31, 2006 in Awards

Shirley Collins and Archie Fisher will both be named MBE in the new years day honors announcement. If you can’t follow the acronyms for British crown honors the BBC has this handy guide.

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Naked Folk Calendar 2007

Article written by on Thursday, Dec 28, 2006 in Publications

Once again Jane Toohey has produced ‘revealing’ look at the world for folk music with her ‘Naked Folk’ calendar. As in previous years a portion of the profits will be donated to a fund to help supplement the cost of health insurance for musicians.

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Awards, Awards, Awards

Article written by on Sunday, Dec 17, 2006 in Awards

It seems to be the season for award announcements.

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Canadian Folk Music Awards 2006

Article written by on Tuesday, Dec 12, 2006 in Awards

The Canadian Folk music awards for 2006 were announced Sunday December 10th.

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Folk Music Grammy Nominations

Article written by on Tuesday, Dec 12, 2006 in Awards

The nominations for the 49th Grammy awards have been announced and as usual many of the selections for Folk and related categories seem, well odd.

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