Posts tagged "Seamus Egan"

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.]

Irish, Irish-American Artists Shine During APAP Conference

Although New York City’s demographics are changing, Irish arts and culture have long been a part of its fabric. This was particularly evident January 11-15. That’s when a number of Irish and Irish American folk artists were in the Big Apple to showcase their talents during the 56th annual conference of the Association of Performing Arts Presenters (APAP). {Click on the headline to read a conference recap that also features information on the annual Folquebec showcase and Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Rosanne Cash's closing keynote.]

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.]