Ron’s Favorites of 2017

Before 2017 becomes a distant image in the rear view mirror, I would like to share my ten favorite recordings from last year. Although 2018 is brand new, I am beginning to receive CDs and files — the first one arriving on January 2! I’ve also had the honor to … → read more

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

Banjos Will Be Flying at the 2016 Brooklyn Folk Festival

Banjo Toss at the Brooklyn Folk Festival

& WFDU-FM’s TRADITIONS Playlist for April 3, 2016 The 8th Annual Brooklyn Folk Festival kicks off this Friday, April 8 for what promises to be a busy weekend and thoroughly rewarding experience for folk music fans. Not to mention, it will be a highly entertaining weekend with diverse sounds and … → read more