Best Folk Bands

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Top folk bands

Top folk bands

August 3, 2023
Perth Concert Hall has gathered together some of Scotland and Ireland’s finest traditional musicians - and some very special guests from Mongolia…

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Best Concerts

Best Concerts

July 24, 2023
To try and describe a live Bruce Springsteen performance with the woefully inadequate word “concert” is absolutely foolish. Throughout the years…

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New folk bands

New folk bands

July 19, 2023
Winter Weekend Pricing See flyer in December and January newsletters or download here (pdf format). Online booking via Eventbrite. Prices are…

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Folk Bluegrass bands

Folk Bluegrass bands

June 19, 2023
Another year, another terrific year for bluegrass. We say this every year, admittedly, but it’s never been more true than in 2014. As new music…

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Best folk Artists

Best folk Artists

June 14, 2023
Is an award presented at the Grammy Awards, a ceremony that was established in 1958 and originally called the Gramophone Awards, to recording…

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70s folk bands

70s folk bands

May 5, 2023
Until recently there has been no good documentation neither of the German folk music revival in East and West nor of the role of the political…

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Best folk albums ever

Best folk albums ever

April 20, 2023
The United States was bursting, groaning with pride; the Second World War had turned her into the most powerful nation on Earth. But as mid-century…

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Best New folk Artists

Best New folk Artists

April 10, 2023
Carey Mulligan and Justin Timberlake in Inside Llewyn Davis. What is folk music? In 2013, the better question might be: What isn’t it? We’ve…

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Band folk

Band folk

March 21, 2023
Cinematic sweep is hardwired into Band of Horses sound: Ben Bridwell s voice always seems to be echoing through some canyon or other, whether…

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Best New folk albums

Best New folk albums

March 16, 2023
This intimate set was produced and mixed by the artist during the midnight hours with excellent songs and performances. Britain s premier big…

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Best New Bluegrass bands

Best New Bluegrass bands

February 24, 2023
Alan Jackson The Bluegrass Album Alan Jackson was at the tip of the spear of the New Traditionalist movement back in the ‘80s. Now, nearly 25…

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Acoustic folk bands

Acoustic folk bands

February 9, 2023
As recaps go, sometimes it s best to take a step back and remember that not all music is created equally. With the abundance of genres, cross-pollination…

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Best folk ballads

Best folk ballads

January 20, 2023
If you’ve never been into country, folk, or any other kind of American roots music before, consider this a good (and slightly odd) place to start…

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Best folk Singers

Best folk Singers

December 16, 2022
Will Holt was a folk singer who wrote the popular song Lemon Tree and later composed lyrics and music for several Broadway musicals. Holt…

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Best acoustic folk songs

Best acoustic folk songs

October 27, 2022
Stripped Down the product of an artist with a unique vision, has the capability to become something else once it is put out for everyone to hear…

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Country folk bands

Country folk bands

October 21, 2022
Fans of Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard, Johnny Cash and Sturgill Simpson are in for a treat at this weekend s 75th annual National…

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Best New folk music

Best New folk music

October 20, 2022
A periodic list of some of the most exciting, newly purchased CDs for our circulating collections. by Lydia Mendoza (1930s-40s) Though Texas…

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British folk bands

British folk bands

September 21, 2022
After performing at the Grammys, the quartet found itself number two on the music charts. How did it get there? Reuters/Luke MacGregor Star-spangled…

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American folk bands

American folk bands

September 8, 2022
American Folk music, which is also known as Americana, consists of a very wide range of musical styles, including Bluegrass, country music, gospel…

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Best folk music Artists

Best folk music Artists

September 7, 2022
Top 5 Best Irish Folk Music Artists for St. Patrick’s Day Last year we posted our exclusive Q&A with The Chieftains frontman Paddy Moloney…

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Best bands of the 1960s

Best bands of the 1960s

August 24, 2022
Dutch psych rockers Shocking Blue would score a US Billboard Hot 100 No.1 with 1970 s Venus (covered so memorably by Bananarama 16 years later)…

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