The Superblack Shader has been floating around in the Destiny database since Year One, and folks have been trying to figure out how to acquire it. Wonder no more. It’s now available through the Festival of the Lost event and it revolves around raisins and other treats. Quit note: if you deleted the raisins you […]
Miami's own and personal friend of OTR Millionyoung made an Exclusive Spotify Playlist for the folks over at House of Creatives in honor of their upcoming festival in which he will be performing and which has also added even more acts (check out the updated flyer above). Show More Summary
Folks in middle Tennessee will have a new bluegrass event to enjoy with the debut next month of the S’more Bluegrass Festival in Bell Buckle, south of Nashville. They are combining a number of fun fall pastimes – homemade s’mores, Tennessee barbecue, and holiday shopping – with a […] The post Girl Scouts and Grass in Bell Buckle, TN appeared first on Bluegrass Today.
At last weekend's rainy and wonderful Treasure Island Music Festival on the San Francisco Bay, there were myriad sublime moments on and off the stages. My highlight was the evening set by Sylvan Esso, the indie pop/electronica/folk duo of Amelia Meath and producer Nick Sanborn. Show More Summary
Happy Monday, Miami. This week brings plenty of events, and the best part is they're all under $10. From a booze-filled presidential watch party at Gramps, to art installations, a rooftop concert, and a folk festival, grab a few bucks and enjoy Miami....
We all know the story of Bob Dylan going electric at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival: the boos, the cheers, Pete Seeger overheard backstage wishing that he had an axe to chop through the microphone cable. It’s one of the great American artistic-origin myths. Show More Summary
This weekend, a new kind of music festival will draw thousands of rock fans out to the Coachella Valley, hoping to re-create the mind-expanding possibilities that a weekend-long concert might have had in the ’60s. Yes, some folks will also be heading to Desert Trip for round two of the Rolling Stones, Paul...
For fright fans, October is the most wonderful and wicked time of the year. But with Halloween getting closer every day, horrorheads are searching for the right costume for their Halloween festivities. Luckily, the frightening folks over at the Germany-based Horror Shop has set up a whole new U.S. Horror Shop, giving Americans an astounding selection of […]
Fortunately, the weather cleared sufficiently on Saturday afternoon to hold the Scott Street Five Strings Finals in Richmond, VA during the Richmond Folk Festival. Three finalists had been chosen from video submissions in both bluegrass...Show More Summary
Like most folks in the southeastern United States, we spent much of last week watching hurricane Matthew as he crept ever closer to landfall. With the storm past, the devastation is clear in the photos and videos of the damage left behind. Outdoor events by the score […] The post Newell Lodge Fall Festival falls victim to Matthew appeared first on Bluegrass Today.
Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, Oct. 10, 2016 as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing. • 15 Short Film Festival at The Evening Muse • Tabla legend Zakir Hussain and sitar player...Show More Summary
Jeremy Lin, who rose to fame almost five years ago as a momentary folk hero for the New York Knicks, is set to return to the boroughs this year, this time as the starting point guard for the Brooklyn Nets. Since his last tour of duty...Show More Summary
Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, Oct. 8, 2016 as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing. La Santa Cecilia at Latin American Festival at Symphony Park Fall Finale at U.S. National...Show More Summary
IBMA has done a fantastic job finding ways to include and encourage youth to come and participate at the 2016 World of Bluegrass conference and festival. There were plenty of activities for kids who play music, and for those who don’t. Since 2012 IBMA has had a […] The post Young folks at World of Bluegrass 2016 appeared first on Bluegrass Today.
“[He was] a folk troubadour, raconteur, broadcaster and writer whose radio show Folksong Festival aired for 70 years and helped introduce then-unknown entertainers such as Bob Dylan, Arlo Guthrie and Joan Baez.”
Folk music hero Oscar Brand was 96 years old when he recorded the final episode of Folk Song Festival for public radio station WNYC for airing on Saturday, Sept. 24. Brand died of pneumonia two weeks later, content in the knowledge that he’d done what he loved right up to the end. Show More Summary
Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, Sept. 24, 2016 as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing. • International Festival at UNC-Charlotte • Stand Against HB2 - North Carolina Musicians...Show More Summary
For all the variety and energy most music festivals provide one element that’s often absent is the intimacy of a porch front picking session, folks gathered close and listening with care at the heel of a singer-songwriter or acoustic quartet. Show More Summary
Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, Sept. 18, 2016 as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing. • Arc Iris at The Evening Muse • Festival of India in Uptown • Schoolboy Q at The Fillmore • 5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche at Warehouse PAC • SCarowinds at Carowinds …
Any worries I had about a sophomore slump were quickly put to rest during their electrifying set at Newport Folk Festival. When I first saw them a few years back, their manager told me that once some of the kids in the band finished college, they were hitting the road for a long, long time. [...]