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Old Songs Festival

by The Staff June 28, 2013

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  It is time again for the annual Old Songs Festival. This year the event features an army of fiddle, banjo, guitar, and flute -wielding folk performers including world renowned Hanneke Cassel (pictured), the National Scottish ...

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Judy Collins

by The Staff December 7, 2011

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It’s been a busy 2011 for Judy Collins. Her candid, well-reviewed memoir Sweet Judy Blue Eyes: My Life in Music is a hit, and she released a lovely new album, Bohemian, which, she told MSM ...

The Egg

Indigo Girls

by The Staff October 19, 2011

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Amy Ray and Emily Saliers, the duo better known as the Indigo Girls, have endured. Their friendship has endured since elementary school, and their musical partnership has thrived through a dozen albums of original music ...

The Egg

Bon Iver

by Raurri Jennings August 10, 2011

"Stay dry out there,” quipped Bon Iver’s humble mastermind, Justin Vernon, as rain dripped on the crowd surrounding the stage at Mountain Park. “Or don’t. It’s your choice.” Backed by a nine-piece band including trombones, violins, ...

Ramblin’ Jack Elliott

by Glenn Weiser May 25, 2011

Caffe Lena wasn’t Ramblin’ Jack Elliott’s first rodeo, that’s for sure. Long before he debuted at the storied folk establishment in 1963, Elliot Charles Adnopoz, the Brooklyn-born son of a Jewish doctor, ran away from ...

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