Posts tagged "Dala"

Arts Presenters, Performing Artists Gather In NYC in January

Several thousand people are expected to converge on New York City, Jan. 9-13, 2015, for the annual conference of the Association of Performing Arts Presenters (APAP). Now in its 58th year, the global performing arts marketplace and conference will feature more than 1000 artist showcases, a large EXPO Hall featuring nearly 400 exhibitors, daily plenary sessions and keynote speakers, and a wide array of professional development workshops and forums. For the first time in its history, select sessions and plenaries will live stream free for industry professionals, artists and the public. [To continue reading this article, click on the headline.]

Two Music Festivals in July Have Mass. Appeal

A couple of music festivals of note take place in Massachusetts in July: the Greater New Bedford Summerfest, July 6-8, along the cobblestoned streets of the old whaling city, and the Green River Festival featuring music, hot air balloons and more at the community college campus in Greenfield, July 14-15. [To read the full article previewing these festivals, click on the headline.]

Philadelphia Folk Festival Celebrates Its Golden Anniversary

avid Amram, Roy Book Binder, David Bromberg, Arlo Guthrie, Levon Helm, Jorma Kaukonen, Tom Paxton and Tom Rush are among the music luminaries slated to perform during the 50th annual Philadelphia Folk Festival, August 18-21, 2011. Joining them at the Old Pool Farm in Upper Salford Township, near Schwenksville, Pennsylvania, for the longest continually running festival of its kind will be a number of up-and-coming touring artists like Dan Bern, Justin Townes Earle, David Wax Museum, the Canadian female duos Dala and Madison Violet, and Philly’s own Hoots and Hellmouth, as well as many other locally-based artists. [To read the full article, including comments from veteran folk-DJ, festival co-founder and emee Gene Shay, click on the headline.]

Winners Named in 2010 Canadian Folk Music Awards

The 2010 Canadian Folk Music Awards were presented in Winnipeg, Manitoba on Saturday evening, Nov. 20. Winners were named in 19 categories during a gala at the Pantages Playhouse that was hosted by Benoit Bourque of La Bottine Souriante and CBC Radio’s Sheilagh Rogers. [To view the list of winners, click on the headline.]

Roots Music Report Folk Radio Chart, 09-17-10

Tim O'Brien's Chicken & Egg tops the Roots Music Report's Folk Radio Chart this week, followed by albums by Red Horse, Frazey Ford, The John Hartford Stringband and Mumford & Sons. New or returning this week on the Folk Top 50 are albums by The YaYas, LJ Booth, Suzie Vinnick, Joe Crookston, Cheryl Wheeler, Anne & Pete Sibley, Dala, Caroline Herring, The Once, Natalie Merchant, 3 Penny Acre, Hey Mavis, John McVey, Phil Selway, Julian Moon, Sam Buckingham, Ruth Moody, Jennie DeVoe and Ellis Paul. [To view the current Roots Music Report Folk Radio Chart, click on the headline.]

2010 Clearwater, Old Songs Festivals Set for June in New York State

Two events on two successive weekends in June help mark the beginning of the summer outdoor festival season in New York State -- Clearwater’s Great Hudson River Revival and the 30th annual Old Songs Festival. [To read the entire article, click on the headline.]

WUMB Music Fest Set for June 6 in Boston

Nearly two-dozen talented contemporary folk, blues and Americana artists will converge on Boston, Massachusetts on Sunday, June 6, for the WUMB Music Fest. [To view the entire illustrated article, click on the headline.]

Long Island AcoustiCalendar for November 2009

Detailed listings for nearly 100 concerts, festivals, open mics, jam sessions and musical workshops slated for November in Brooklyn, Queens, Nassau and Suffolk counties appear in this installment of’s Long Island AcoustiCalendar. Editor's Note: Links to websites and online calendars covering other parts of the New York metropolitan area, the Northeast and beyond appear in the Regional Calendars section of [To view the Long Island AcoustiCalendar, click on the headline.]

Q & A with Singer-Songwriter Antje Duvekot

Antje Duvekot is a talented German-born and Boston area-based folk-pop singer-songwriter whose latest album, The Near Demise of the High Wire Dancer, produced by Richard Shindell, has been drawing critical acclaim and considerable airplay on folk radio. New York-based singer-songwriter Sharon Goldman interviewed Antje recently for her new Songwriting Scene blog. Her interview is re-posted here with permission. [To read Sharon's Q & A with Antje Duvekot, click on the headline.]