Posts tagged "Jonathan Byrd"

Folk and Roots Music Artists Showcase Their Talents During APAP Conference in NYC

Nearly 3,500 arts professionals from throughout the U.S. and nearly 30 other countries converged on New York City, Jan. 12-16, 2018 for the annual conference of the Association of Performing Arts Professionals (APAP). As in years past, dozens of performers from the folk, roots and singer-songwriter communities in the U.S., Canada, and several other countries were featured among the more than 1,000 showcases during the global multidisciplinary performing arts marketplace and conference. [To continue reding this extensive article about the APAP Conference, click on the headline.]

Finalists Named in 2015 Wildflower! Performing Songwriter Contest

Ten finalists have been named in the 2015 Wildflower! Performing Songwriter Contest. Each will perform two songs on the Singer Songwriter Stage during the 23rd annual Wildflower! Arts and Music Festival at Galatyn Park Urban Center in Richardson, Texas, just a few minutes north of Dallas. Billed as North Texas’ largest music festival, it takes place, May 15-17. [To continue reading this article, click on the headline.]
Top Albums and Songs of August 2013 (FOLKDJ-L)

Top Albums and Songs of August 2013 (FOLKDJ-L)

Alice Gerrard's Bittersweet, the first recording of all original songs by one of the pioneering women in bluegrass and old-time music, was the most-played album on folk radio during August 2013, 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. Closely following it were the debut album by The Barn Birds (the singer-songwriter duo of Jonathan Byrd and Chris Kokesh)and Si Kahn's Bristol Bay, which was July's most-played album. [The Top Albums and Songs charts are posted with permission on AcousticMusicScene.com. To view them, click on the headline.]

Roots Music Report Folk Radio Chart, 02-25-11

The Civil Wars' debut album, Barton Hollow, continues to top the Roots Music Report Folk Radio Chart this week. Albums by Malcolm Holcombe, Jonathan Byrd, Bobby Long and Cahalen Morrison & Eli West follow. [To view the latest Folk Top 50 albums chart, click on the headline.]

Roots Music Report Folk Radio Chart, 02-18-11

Barton Hollow, the debut album by Americana-folk duo The Civil Wars, continues to top the Roots Music Report Folk Radio Chart this week. Albums by Bobby Long, Malcolm Holcombe, Jonathan Byrd and Mary Chapin Carpenter follow. {To view the latest Folk Top 50 albums chart, click on the headline.]

Roots Music Report Folk Radio Chart, 02-11-11

Barton Hollow, the debut album by Americana-folk duo The Civil Wars, retains the top spot on the Roots Music Report Folk Radio Chart this week. Albums by Malcolm Holcombe, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Jonathan Byrd and Abigail Washburn follow. [To view the latest Folk Top 50 albums chart, click on the headline.]

Roots Music Report Folk Radio Chart, 02-04-11

The Civil Wars' album Barton Hollow continues in the top slot in this week's Roots Music Report Folk Radio Chart. Albums by Malcom Holcombe, Jonathan Byrd, Tim O'Brien and Wailin' Jennys follow. [To view the latest Folk Top 50 albums chart, click on the headline.]

Roots Music Report Folk Radio Chart, 01-28-11

Albums by The Civil Wars, Jonathan Byrd and Malcolm Holcombe retain the top three spots on the Roots Music Report Folk Radio Chart this week, while Coyote Grace's Ear to the Ground moves into the #4 position and David Greely's Sud du Sud is #5. [To view the latest Folk Top 50 albums chart, click on the headline.]

Roots Music Report Folk Radio Chart, 01-21-11

Barton Hollow, the debut album by Americana-folk duo The Civil Wars, rose to the #1 spot on the Roots Music Report Folk Radio Chart this week. Albums by Jonathan Byrd, Malcolm Holcombe, David Greely, and Peter Stampfel and Baby Gramps follow. [To view the latest Folk Top 50 albums chart, click on the headline.]

Roots Music Report Folk Radio Chart, 01-14-11

Jonathan Byrd's Waterbug release Cackalack moved into the top position on the Roots Music Report Folk Radio Chart this week, followed by albums by Clare Burson, The Civil Wars, Peter Cooper and David Greely. [To view the current Folk Top 50 albums chart, click on the headline]

Roots Music Report Folk Radio Chart, 01-07-11

Tim O'Brien's Chicken & Egg tops the Roots Music Report Folk Radio Chart for the first week of January 2011. Albums by The John Hartford Stringband, Peter Cooper, Jakob Dylan, Joe Pug, Great Big Sea, Sahara Smith, Dan Baker, John McCutcheon and Jonathan Byrd follow. [To view this week's Folk Top 50 albums chart, click on the headline.]

Roots Music Report Folk Radio Chart, 12-17-10

David Greely's self-released Sub du Sud jumped into the #1 position on the Roots Music Report Folk Radio Chart this week, while Jonathan Byrd's Waterbug release Cackalack moved into the #2 spot. Albums by Clare Burson, Peter Stampfel and Baby Gramps, and Eleanor Murray follow. [To view the current Folk Top 50 album chart, click on the headline. In light of the holidays, there will not be another chart until January.]