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Leonard Cohen's impact on folk music is immeasurable. The longtime singer/songwriter is widely considered to be a poet first, and a musician second - but that's only if you have to choose.
After nearly a decade as the leader of the Monroe County Democratic Committee - Joe Morelle announced Tuesday morning he will not seek re-election in the fall.
Emily Saliers and Amy Ray of The Indigo Girls will perform June 8 at Long Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Lafayette.
Switchback is performing a spring dance Friday, April 25, at 8 p.m. at the Steyer Opera House in the historic Hotel Winneshiek.
It all hit the fan on the season finale of "Southern Charm" Monday night, considering we witnessed more confessions than a priest at a Kennedy's deathbed.
I remember, when I started writing this column nine years ago, how I'd have to scrape and search to find enough touring shows and big name acts playing in Maine to make it worth an entire column.
The festival is organised by the Hook Norton Charitable Association and since 2001 has raised more than A 66,000 which has been donated to Leukaemia Research, fire service and air ambulance charities, Katharine House Hospice, the village primary school and a host of local organisations and youth groups.
Formed by front woman and chief songwriter, 22-year-old Siddy Bennet, alongside her sister Kit on accordion and hammond organ, James Ashbury on guitar, mandolin and banjo, and Kendal Sant on harmonica and acoustic guitar, the band are playing The Portland Arms.
Folk singer and convicted sex offender Peter Yarrow will be honored by La Guardia HS for the Performing Arts next month, enraging parents and prompting a dozen "uncomfortable" students to refuse to sing for him.
A few years ago, Coquitlam harp teacher Rebecca Blair was in the Big Apple to see the Unicorn Tapestries, a woven work from the late Middle Ages that depicts scenes for the hunt of the magical creature.
Twickfolk will get another infusion of Nashville sound this year with the return of folk artist Melissa Greener to the Cabbage Patch pub.
Mallory Rambo says she was on her way back from buying Easter presents for her son when she was hit.
The 2014 series begins June 3 with rapper Ty Dolla $ign and closes on Aug. 24 with the Charlie Parker Jazz Festival.
Arlo Guthrie, touring with his family in spirited musical tribute to his father Woody's centennial, brings "Here Come the Kid " at 8 p.m. Friday, April 25, at Mount Baker Theatre, 104 N. Commercial St. in Bellingham.
He's widely acknowledged as one of the best jazz drummers in the world. But he's also a singer-songwriter; a session man for Bob Dylan and Joni Mitchell; the son of a singing preacher man from Louisiana.
He figures it was in 1956 or 1957, when he stopped by the downtown Manhattan loft she shared with her husband, the photographer Robert Frank, to share pictures he had taken during a trip to Peru.