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On a recent trip to New York City, 'The Wire' creator David Simon happened to be sitting on an Acela Amtrak train when the man behind him was someone who he has known for quite some time.
Getting down to the end of the line here, guys! Only two more precious weeks for me as music director before the next hot shot takes the reins, and we've got a slew of underappreciated releases for you to ride out your late summer with.
The way we figure it, there are two main schools of musical improvisation. Being the pragmatists that we are, The Spin admires improvisers who hew to structure while enlarging the scope of that framework.
The anger over the July 9 police shooting of 2-year-old black Labrador Arfee in downtown Coeur d'Alene is understandable.
ELIZA Carthy's working life is nothing if not varied - at the time of our interview the revered folk musician has spent the past few days wearing corsets and sack cloths to play a tavern fiddler in an upcoming historical drama.
Over two weeks, WCBS 880a 2s Wayne Cabot is taking a look at the law and its impact on the decades that follow.
Pictured are Andy Ring, Model and T.V Personality Glenda Gilson with G.A.A President Liam O'Neill at the Irish Heritage Towns Website Launch at Heritage House Abbeyleix on Tuesday of last week.
Lebanon has arrested a man who spurred his two-year-old son to beat up a Syrian child after a video of the shocking blows went viral, state media reported on Sunday.
It's a great day for historians and fans of Louisiana's rich musical heritage-- the John and Alan Lomax recordings from their summer 1934 trip through the southern portion of the state are now available online, complete with photographs and extensive notes, including translations.
Newport, known as the place where Bob Dylan cast aside his acoustic guitar and went electric in 1965, has made its mark on the festival scene more recently with an innovative mix of old and new - most with a far different sound than the folk movement Seeger helped lead.
Catrin Finch and Seckou Keita will play Folk by the Oak 2014 in the grounds of Hatfield House [Picture: Josh Pulman] Folk by the Oak 2014's "line-up of headliners" will entertain thousands of music fans in the grounds of Hatfield House this afternoon.
Earlier this week the Guide & Gazette revealed that the band, piper Craig Weir, guitarist Ross White, bassist Graeme Ritchie and drummer Paul Weir would be supporting former Runrig frontman Donnie Munro in Montrose on February 14. Craig said: "It's quite exciting for us.
Here's your rundown of killer local and national shows for Saturday & Sunday, including WMNF's Americana Fest, Machine Gun Kelly, Bellos, Dubbest and more.
The Pemberton Music Festival is on this weekend - and with a host of hot headliners including Deadmau5, Nine Inch Nails, Snoop Dogg and more - it's sure to be one of this summer's biggest events.
Peter Alsop, who'll be performing his selection of funny and silly kids songs at the concert series on Sept.
David Olney a folk/ Americana legend coming all the way from Nashville, Tennessee and tonight, he will be performing at Machinery Row .
Updated: Tue Jul 22, 2014 01:09 am
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