Posts tagged "Dave Alvin"

Grammy Awards Nominees Named

Nominees in 83 categories have been named for the 57th Annual Grammy Awards. Of particular interest to readers of are the nominees in the American Roots Music Field. [To continue reading this article and see the list of nominees in the American Roots Music Field, click on the headline.]

Bill Morrissey, Singer-Songwriter of the Common Folk, 1951-2011

A private memorial service took place in New Hampshire on Friday, July 29, for Bill Morrissey, a Grammy-nominated, nationally touring folksinger-songwriter, for whom the granite state was home and its small-town life the inspiration behind much of his material. Morrissey died at age 59 of complications of heart disease in Georgia on July 23 while on tour. [To read the full article, click on the headline.]

Long Island AcoustiCalendar for July-August 2009

Detailed listings for nearly 200 concerts, festivals, open mics, jam sessions and musical workshops slated to take place during July and August in Brooklyn, Queens, Nassau and Suffolk counties appear in this installment of’s Long Island AcoustiCalendar. is pleased to be hosting unplugged showcases featuring artists from LI and the Hudson Valley area during the Huntington Folk Festival at Heckscher Park on Saturday afternoon, August 1, as well as late-night song swaps featuring artists from New York and beyond during the Falcon Ridge Folk Festival, July 23-26, on Dodds Farm in Hillsdale, New York. [To view the entire calendar, click on the headline.] Editor's Note: Links to Websites covering other parts of the New York metropolitan area, the Northeast...