Old Songs 2017: A Review

Readers of this blog will note that I have frequently discussed, reviewed and extolled the virtues of the Old Songs Festival that takes place each June in Altamont, New York. I am happy to report that the 2017 edition, the 37th Annual Old Songs Folk Festival of Traditional Music and … → read more

People’s Music Network at NERFA

PMN at NERFA 2016

The 2016 Northeast Regional Folk Alliance Conference (NERFA) was held November 10-13 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Stamford, CT. This was a new location for NERFA and the general consensus appears favorable for the new digs. Some growing pains, but it is a sign of a healthy organization and … → read more

FESTIVAL REVIEW: Rhythm & Roots

          Rhythm & Roots August 29-31, Ninigret Park, Charlestown, RI www.rhythmandroots.com   So many performers at the 17th annual Rhythm and Roots Festival proclaimed it among the best festivals that they had played that one began to realize that they just might be right. Located on … → read more