Posts tagged "Keb’ Mo’"

Philadelphia Folk Festival Set for Aug. 17-20

Thousands of music lovers are expected to converge on Old Pool Farm in Upper Salford Township, near bucolic Schwenksville, Pennsylvania, Aug. 17-20, for the annual Philadelphia Folk Festival. Now in its 56th year, the event, produced and presented by the Philadelphia Folksong Society, a nonprofit arts organization, is the longest continuously running outdoor music festival of its kind in North America. [To continue reading this article, 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 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.]

2012 Grammy Nominees Named in American Roots Music Field

Nominees in more than 75 categories have been named for the 54th Annual Grammy Awards, to be broadcast live from Los Angeles, California on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012, on CBS television stations. [To see a list of nominees in the American Roots Music Field -- including those for Best Folk Album, Best Americana Album, Best Bluegrass Album, Best Blues Album, and Best Regional Roots Music Album -- click on the headline.]

‘The Peter Yarrow Sing-Along Special’ Airs on PBS Stations

The Peter Yarrow Sing-Along Special, featuring some of America’s favorite folk songs performed by Yarrow and Noel Paul Stookey of Peter, Paul & Mary, Yarrow’s daughter Bethany and cellist Rufus Cappadocia, Grammy Award-winning artists Mary Chapin Carpenter and Keb’ Mo', and percussionist Billy Jonas, airs on PBS stations through December 2010. Yarrow spoke with recently. [To read the entire article, click on the headline.]