Podcast: It Takes Two, Part Two
Episode #16-35 | airing 8-31-16

This week we conclude our two part feature focusing on duos. We’ll hear more classic and contemporary duos of singers and instrumentalists including Anne Hills & Jay Ansill, The Cactus Blossoms, Sara & Maybelle Carter and many more. LISTEN: http://singout.org/audio/sorm/sorm1635_podcast.mp3 To subscribe via iTunes, click .  |   To listen using … → read more

Those Three Are On My Mind

“Southern Justice (Murder in Mississippi)” by Norman Rockwell Freedom Summer Next week, June 21st to be exact, will mark the 48th anniversary of the day that civil rights activists Michael Schwerner, James Chaney, and Andrew Goodman were murdered in Mississippi, as they participated in “Freedom Summer,” an initiative to expand … → read more

LOOKING BACK AT THE 30TH ANNUAL OLD SONGS FESTIVAL

Another year has come and gone. I’m beginning to set my calendar to coincide with the Old Songs Festival. The event has become my annual booster shot that reminds of why “folk” music is so important – the festival displays the music and the artists while informing us of where … → read more

FOLK HEADLINES: REGGIE HARRIS RECOVERING FROM LIVER TRANSPLANT, MINSTREL COFFEEHOUSE CHANGES NAME, MIRIAM MAKEBA DIES AT THE AGE OF 76

Reggie Harris is doing well after undergoing an emergency liver transplant. Reggie’s health had been failing and his doctors decided to do the transplant when a viable donor became available. The surgery went very well and he is expected to make a full recovery, but he will be off the … → read more

The Kennedys, Hurdy Gurdy, more photos

Pete and Maura Kennedy will be my special guests on WFDU-FM’s TRADITIONS this Sunday between 3 and 6pm ET. You can listen online at www.wfdu.fm, or if you are in the NYC area set your radio dial to 89.1FM.The Kennedys will bring their “irresistible” (Rolling Stone) hip folk to Irvington … → read more

PETE SEEGER & FRIENDS AT FDU

It was a wonderful night for music at FDU. As previously mentioned on these pages, WFDU sponsored an awareness concert for the School of the America’s Watch (www.soaw.org ) that featured Pete Seeger and Friends. The friends included Kim & Reggie Harris, Bethany & Rufus, Martin Dull, John Dull and … → read more

2007 NERFA FORMAL SHOWCASE SELECTION

With great pride I would like to announce the Formal Showcase selections for the 2007 Northeast Regional Folk Alliance Conference, to be held November 9th – 11th 2007 at Kutsher’s Resort & Conference Center in Monticello, NY.The formal showcase committee has selected the following 14 artists for the 2007 NERFA … → read more