2009 FOLK ALLIANCE CONFERENCE UNDERWAY IN MEMPHIS – LISTEN IN ON XM RADIO

The 2009 International Folk Alliance Conference is underway in Memphis, Tennessee. Unfortunately I could not attend this year, but I am looking forward to some exciting live broadcasts from the event.Once again, XM Satellite Radio will be broadasting live from the conference. Last year they broadast the annual awards ceremony, … → read more

Bits and Pieces: XM’s THE VILLAGE TO RETURN, GUY DAVIS PERFORMS AN HISTORIC ROLE, GEORGE MCTAVEY (HUSBAND OF SLOAN WAINWRIGHT) PASSES

A few weeks ago, Sirius/XM gave their folk music channel “a vacation” in order to make room for some Holiday channels. While these channels were spinning out seasonal ditties that we’ve all heard ad nauseum in shopping malls, elevators and commercial radio, folk music fans were left in the cold. … → read more

XM RADIO PUTS THE VILLAGE ON HOLD

After recently rejoicing that the newly merged XM/Sirius Satellite radio kept their folk music channel after purging numerous other offerings, the XM/Sirius management has decided to give THE VILLAGE a “vacation” for the holiday season in order to make room for a channel of “Holiday Traditions” – a channel dedicated … → read more

XM SATELLITE RADIO CELEBRATES THE 20TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FOLK ALLIANCE LIVE FROM THE KERRVILLE FOLK FEST

XM Satellite Radio’s Channel 15, The Village, will be broadcasting live from the Kerrville Folk Festival this Sunday May 25th. The five hour broadcast will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Folk Alliance, an organization whose members include record companies, publishers, presenters, agents, managers, music support services, manufacturers and artists … → read more