peeps chillin' on the Hudson at Clearwater 2014 (more by Chris La Putt) Croton, NY's annual two-day folk fest Clearwater Festival returns this year from June 20-21. The initial lineup has been announced, including Neko Case, The Felice Brothers, Guster,...
Show Notes: Rev. Robert Wilkins, Newport, 1964 The Newport Folk Festival is an annual folk-oriented music festival in Newport, Rhode Island, which began in 1959 as a counterpart to the previously established Newport Jazz Festival. The Newport Folk Festival was founded in 1959 by George Wein, founder of the already-well-established Newport Jazz Festival, backed by […]
The seventh installment of the festival will move to a larger venue, the St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church in Brooklyn Heights.
New York pitching folk heroes David Wells and David Cone hung out at the SNL40 festivities this week. Best night of my life tonight hanging with Mr. Lorne Michaels and the #SNL40 thank you Lorne. An my boy @dcone36 pic.twitter.com/rtHvkipGi3 —...Show More Summary
Gypsy Sally's hosts a launch party this weekend for the biggest local folk, bluegrass and Americana festival. [ more › ]
Show Notes: Mississippi John Hurt performs at the Newport Folk Festival in July, 1964 The Newport Folk Festival is an annual folk-oriented music festival in Newport, Rhode Island, which began in 1959 as a counterpart to the previously established Newport Jazz Festival. The Newport Folk Festival was founded in 1959 by George Wein, founder […]
For the past decade, the National’s Bryce Dessner has been helping to put together Cincinnati’s MusicNOW Festival, which regularly features acts from the National’s orbit doing one-off collaborations. A new compilation called MusicNOW – 10 Years collects live recordings from past years, and it features big indie stars like Robin Pecknold, Sufjan Stevens, Grizzly Bear, [...]
For a lot of folks out there, it’s the same old story. You get up in the morning, shuffle over to the window, and groan as you pull the curtains back to reveal foot upon foot of powder, stretching as far as the eye can see. It lasts for months, and as sure as the Earth keeps spinning, it’ll happen again next year. Show More Summary
This looks like a very brutal film Read the full article on AICN Hey folks, Harry here... BEYOND THE REACH played up at Toronto's International Film Festival last year and I certainly didn't hear a lot about the film, but watching this trailer... Show More Summary
Lena Dunham Conflates Lil Wayne And Lil Jon We’re not even 30 days into 2015 and we already have a moment that tweeters, journalists, and TV talking heads will likely use to discuss how white folks view black folks as
If the offerings at this year's Sundace Film Festival are any indication, VR filmmaking is coming—as soon as these folks figure out how to master it. The post At Sundance, the VR Filmmaking Revolution is Officially Underway appeared first on WIRED.
photo: Shakey Graves in Prospect Park in 2014 (more by Chris La Putt) Austin folk singer Shakey Graves will be doing some extensive touring this year, hitting multiple festivals including Bonnaroo and Mountain Jam. The tour begins with a show...
The line-up for the 2015 Bonnaroo Festival was announced on January 13, and headlining the music festival is the British Folk Band Mumford and Sons. This announcement comes almost a year after widely spread rumors that Sons was breaking up. Show More Summary
I forgot this was out there in rumor form so I forgot to go looking when it finally became a news story: Emerald City Comic Con, the very successful and much-liked Seattle show, is partnering with ReedPOP -- they're the folks behind a bunch of shows but the ones that inform this story are C2E2 and NYCC. Show More Summary
Showtime's groundbreaking series Queer as Folk is reuniting after 10 years at this summer's ATX Television Festival. "We are delighted that ATX Television Festival has chosen to honor Queer as Folk and that we have the opportunity to be reunited with our remarkable cast," creators Daniel Lipman and Ron Cowen said in a statement. Show More Summary
The landmark Showtime drama joins a lineup that also includes a 'Gilmore Girls' and 'Dawson's Creek' writers reunion panels read more
Ten years after the finale of Showtime’s Queer as Folk, the cast will reunite this summer to reflect on the show’s
The creators and cast of Showtime’s Queer As Folk will be back together for a 10-year reunion of the iconic series at the ATX Television Festival’s Season 4 edition June 4-7 in Austin. “We’re extremely proud to bring Queer As Folk to the Festival this year. Show More Summary
Not everyone will be popping champagne corks tonight. Some will be avoiding New Year festivities entirely—and very sensible folk they are too.
Comiket, the largest independent media festival on the planet, is winding down its winter festivities. Over the past three days, hundreds of thousands of folks have flocked to the Tokyo Big Sight exhibition center to acquire self-published...Show More Summary