Posts tagged "Eliza Gilkyson"

Folk Alliance International Hosts Conference, Camp and Festival, Feb. 15-19, in Kansas City

“Forbidden Folk,” a celebration of activism in art, is the theme of the 29th Folk Alliance International Conference that takes place, Feb. 15-19, in Kansas City, Missouri. Billy Bragg, a Grammy Award-winning British singer-songwriter and activist, keynotes the event and also headlines the second annual Kansas City Folk Festival that caps it. [To continue reading this article, click on the headline.]
Top Albums, Songs, Artists of 2014 (FOLKDJ-L)

Top Albums, Songs, Artists of 2014 (FOLKDJ-L)

New York-based female Americana roots trio Red Molly had the most-played album (The Red Album) on folk radio during 2014, while Indiana-based singer-songwriter Tim Grimm had the most-played song (“King of the Folksingers”), according to charts compiled by Richard Gillmann from radio playlists submitted to FOLKDJ-L, an electronic discussion group for DJs and others interested in all folk-based music on the radio. Pete Seeger, the American folk music icon who died last January at 94, was the most-played artist. [The 2014 year-end FOLKDJ-L charts, which are based on reported airplay by 184 different radio DJs, are posted on AcousticMusicScene.com with permission. To view them, click on the headline.]

Grammy Awards Nominees Named

Nominees in 83 categories have been named for the 57th Annual Grammy Awards. Of particular interest to readers of AcousticMusicScene.com 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.]
AcousticMusicScene.com Hosts Late-Night Music at Falcon Ridge Folk Festival

AcousticMusicScene.com Hosts Late-Night Music at Falcon Ridge Folk Festival

AcousticMusicScene.com will host a series of late-night song swaps, mini-showcases and open song circles during the 25th annual Falcon Ridge Folk Festival, August 1-4, in partnership with Pirate Camp, which was informally launched by Stuart Kabak and the late Jack Hardy a decade ago to provide a warm and welcoming haven for sharing music, food and camaraderie. [To read the full article, which includes a preview of one of the Northeast's most popular music festivals and a complete schedule for the AcousticMusicScene.com tent @ Pirate Camp, click on the headline.]

Finalists Named in 2013 Wildflower! Performing Songwriter Contest

Ten finalists have been named in the 2013 Wildflower! Performing Songwriter Contest. Each will perform two songs on the Singer Songwriter Stage during the 21st annual Wildflower! arts and music festival in Richardson, Texas, just a few minutes north of Dallas. Billed as North Texas’ largest music festival, it takes place, May 17-19. [To read the full article, click on the headline.]

Roots Music Report Folk & Roots Country Radio Charts, 10-28-11

Pieta Brown's album Mercury continues to top the Roots Music Report folk radio chart this week, while albums by The Civil Wars, Abigail Washburn, Eliza Gilkyson , Madison Violet and Colin Hay retain the next five positions, respectively. Gillian Welch's The Harrow & the Harvest retakes the #1 position on the #1 position on the roots country chart,followed by albums by Catherine MacLellan, Robert Earl Keen, Kasey Chambers, Jimmie Dale Gilmore and Joe Ely. [To view the current Folk and Roots Country Top 50 charts, click on the headline.]

Roots Music Report Folk & Roots Country Radio Charts, 09-16-11

Albums by The Civil Wars, Paul Simon, Eliza Gilkyson, David Bromberg and Abigail Washburn continue to retain the top five positions in the Roots Music Report Folk Radio Chart this week, although the order has changed. Meanwhile, albums by Gillian Welch and Kasey Chambers remain #1 and #2 on RMR's Roots Country chart, followed by releases from Catherine MacLellan, Blackie & the Rodeo Kings and EmmyLou Harris. {To view the current Folk and Roots Country Top 50 albums charts, click on the headline.]

Roots Music Report Folk Radio Chart, 08-12-11

The Civil Wars' debut album Barton Hollow, Paul Simon's So Beautiful Or So What and Eliza Gilkyson's Roses At The End Of Time retain the top three positions in the Roots Music Report Folk Radio Chart this week. [To view this week's Folk Top 50 albums chart, click on the headline.]

Roots Music Report Folk Radio Chart, 08-05-11

Albums by The Civil Wars, Paul Simon and Eliza Gilkyson continue in the top three positions on this week's Roots Music Report Folk Radio Chart. [To view the current Folk Top 50 albums, click on the headline.]

Roots Music Report Folk Radio Chart, 07-29-11

The Civil Wars' debut album, Barton Hollow, tops the Roots Music Report Folk Radio Chart this week, while Paul Simon's So Beautiful Or So What drops to #2 and Eliza Gilkyson's Roses At The End Of Time retains the #3 spot. [To view the current Folk Top 50 albums chart, click on the headline.]

Roots Music Report Folk Radio Chart, 07-22-11

Paul Simon's So Beautiful Or So What returned to the top spot on the Roots Music Report Folk Radio Chart last week, followed by albums by The Civil Wars, Eliza Gilkyson, An Artists Tribute to Bob Dylan on His 70th Birthday, and The Waifs. [To view the Folk Top 50 albums chart, click on the headline.] Editor's Note: Last week's chart was posted late since I was attending the Falcon Ridge Folk Festival last weekend. This week's Folk Top 50 will be posted this weekend.

AcousticMusicScene.com Hosts Song Swaps and Mini-Showcases at Falcon Ridge and Huntington Folk Festivals This Summer

AcousticMusicScene.com will host song swaps and mini-showcases during the Falcon Ridge Folk Festival, July 22-24, and the Huntington Folk Festival, August 6. Both festivals take place in New York State. {to view the entire article, including schedules, click on the headline.]