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  1. Famous faces from the Kerrville Folk FestivalRead the original story

    Yesterday |

    In its four-decade history, Kennedy's festival has been a haven for serious singer-songwriters and a proving ground for new talent.


  2. Folksinger Jesse Winchester dies at age 69Read the original story

    Yesterday | Red Deer Advocate

    ... he began performing solo in coffee houses around Montreal and the East Coast, earning a reputation for his wry country-folk. He was a protege of the Band's Robbie Robertson, who produced and played guitar on Winchester's self-titled debut album and ...


  3. A free concert, heart-thumping rhythms, and bluegrass festival at Club PassimRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    ... takes place every January. Forget the wallet at home and enjoy an evening full of surprises! Canadian-based Indie folk singer-songwriters The Olympic Symphonium excel in stirring melodies and magnetic harmonies. With their new album release this ...


  4. Grey Cup fever sweeps Yukon capitalRead the original story

    Yesterday | Whitehorse Star

    ... on the cake at this event." *** In other news, the Law Enforcement Torch Run has announced it will welcome Newfoundland folk group 'The Irish Descendants' to Whitehorse in June to help raise money for Special Olympics Yukon. The Juno Award-winning ...


  5. Stillwater: Folk singer Greg Brown to headline Log Jam festivalRead the original story

    Yesterday | TwinCities

    Iowa folk singer Greg Brown will be the headliner for this summer's Stillwater Log Jam, the new festival in downtown Stillwater.


  6. The Vamps play for fans in London and celebrate third hit in a rowRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Daily Mail

    ... hits before they had a quick Q&A with fans on Twitter, after which they performed a cover of Simon & Garfunkel's 60s folk hit Cecilia. The boys were celebrating debuting at #2 in the charts with Last Night, just beaten to the top spot by Sigma's ...


  7. Kerrville Folk Festival Founder Rod Kennedy DiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Austin Chronicle

    Folk lovers around the globe received sorry, start-of-the-week news when the San Antonio Express-News reported that Rod Kennedy , founder of the Kerrville Folk Festival, passed away this morning in Kerrville.


  8. Two Child Endangerment Cases in Luzerne CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WNEP-TV Moosic

    Next door neighbor Katie Kelly said the authorities have it all wrong when it comes to the Kennedy's.


  9. Stripped-down John Legend concert melts sell-out crowdRead the original story

    Monday | Hispanic Business

    Fans of John Legend have said they'd pay to hear the nine-time Grammy winner sing the phone book.


  10. English middleweight Bisping gets in Kennedy's face ahead of UFC fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Brandon Sun

    Canadian Patrick Cote, left, and Australian Kyle Noke square off at a press conference in Quebec City on Monday, April 14, 2014.


  11. Live Review: Over the Rhine, Joe Henry and The Milk Carton Kids quietly stunRead the original story

    Monday | Independent Weekly

    Wild Edges: A Musical Collaboration with Joe Henry, Over the Rhine and The Milk Carton Kids Hayti Heritage Center, Durham Friday, April 11, 2014 The ambition was, as Joe Henry put it Friday night in Durham, to write a batch of new music that will "stand, no matter how abstractly or cozily, in response to existing pieces from the Great American ... (more)


  12. Heavy Metal + Ritchie Blackmore's Greatest Guitar RiffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | VH1

    He is arguably the first "shredder" in rock n' roll, melding nasty blues licks with classical melodicisms and unparalleled technique, delivered with a devil-may-care attitude.


  13. Sellout Crowd Enjoys Guthrie ShowRead the original story

    Monday | Knco radio

    ... still humming Arlo Guthrie tunes this morning. A sellout crowd packed the Grass Valley Veterans Building to see the folk legend Friday night. Guthrie's tour is commemorating his father's 100th birthday with Woody Guthrie's music, but there were a ...


  14. The Rose TreeRead the original story

    Monday | The Session

    Also known as "Bhiosa La I BPort Lairge", Cups And Saucers, False Knight On The Road, The False Knight On The Road, I'll Cloot My Johnny's Breeches, Let's Pet The Pope, Little May Cullinane, O, I Courted A Farmer's Daughter, The Old Lea Rig, Paddy's Land, Port LairgA , Portlairge, PortlA irge.


  15. Songs about particular days of the yearRead the original story

    Monday | Ask MetaFilter

    Happy Ruination Day, people of Metafilter! Gillian Welch wrote this great duofold song about April 14. Loudon Wainwright III wrote one that's sort of about March 16 .


  16. The Brothers Four perform at the Admiral Theatre | Kitsap WeekRead the original story

    Friday Apr 11 | Bremerton Patriot

    ... of campuses and onto larger stages, but not many acts can boast making that step last for more than 50 years. Northwest folk musicians The Brothers Four are one such group. They will continue their stride onto the Admiral Theatre stage this month. ...


  17. Book Review - Children of the RevolutionRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 2 | Blackfive

    ... Marxism, and the comparison of students in the seventies with today. What makes the plot intriguing is the use of folk music lyrics to enhance it. Being a Grateful Dead fan he used their songs to enrich the plot. He noted, " Folk songs talk about ...


  18. Celebrating and commemorating JFK at the NewseumRead the original story

    Nov 21, 2013 |

    It almost doesn't matter if you were alive back in Nov. 22, 1963 when John F. Kennedy was assassinated.


  19. MUSIC: On Arlo's current tour, every day is Father's DayRead the original story

    Monday | Kitsap Sun

    ... tour, "Here Come the Kids," is in large measure a commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the birth of his father, folk icon Woody Guthrie. In an interview with Paul Liberatore of the Marin (Calif.) Independent Journal earlier this month, Guthrie ...


  20. My Moreland MissionRead the original story

    Monday | The Huffington Post

    I remember the day Governor Cuomo called me and said "Mr. District Attorney, I have a real challenge for you."