The annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony at the White House is normally, and nominally, a festive occasion, one intended to extend the joy of the season to other Christmas-enjoying folks around the country. This year's 94th annual ceremony was no different, on its face; however, it is the last waning ... More »
We heard today from Becky Johnson with the Camp Springs Music Foundation in North Carolina. These are the folks who have been attempting to purchase the old campground and site for the legendary Camp Springs festivals once hosted by Carlton Haney and his brother Charles. […] The post Sad news from Camp Springs Music Foundation appeared first on Bluegrass Today.
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Pitchfork Music Festival and Newport Folk Festival taking part, too.
Friday of M for Montreal was the best day, musically, of the festival so far and not just because it was the official BrooklynVegan showcase at Casa Del Popolo (co-presented by Heavy Trip). Most of the folks crammed into the small venue (sold out) were there to see Cindy Lee, the solo project of ex-Women singer/guitarist Patrick Flegel... Continue reading…
South Carolina folk rockers Shovels & Rope will present their own festival, High Water, for the first time ever this April. Continue reading…
Turns out that that Kelcy Warren, owner of Energy Transfer Partners – “the DAPL people” – is a huge folk music fan. He created the Cherokee Creek Music Festival in Texas, and is a megafanboi of Jackson Browne, having produced a tribute album to him. Too bad Browne – along with the Indigo Girls, Shawn […]
The folks at Wilson Pickins Bluegrass Promotions have teamed up with the Cortland Country Music Park in New York’s Finger Lakes region to launch a new bluegrass festival in the summer of 2017. The inaugural Uncut Grass Festival will debut June 8-10 with three days […] The post Uncut Grass festival to debut in June ’17 appeared first on Bluegrass Today.
Here at Flavorwire, we pride ourselves on not only writing some of the best content on the Internet, but keeping an eye on all of the great writing that other folks on the ‘net are doing, too. This week, we recommend a piece revisiting Amy Winehouse’s Back to Black on its 10th anniversary, a talk with Ta-Nehisi Coates about […]
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