Posts tagged "Shannon Wurst"

2017 Telluride Troubadour Finalists Named

Ten singer-songwriters have been selected as finalists in the 2017 Telluride Troubadour Competition, held in conjunction with the 44th Telluride Bluegrass Festival, a roots-oriented music festival set amid Colorado’s rugged San Juan Mountains, June 15-18. They will now vie for cash and other prizes, as well as the honor of being named this year’s Telluride Troubadour. [To continue reading this article, click on the headline.] and Tribes Hill to Host Song Swaps & More at Falcon Ridge Folk Festival, July 22-25 will host pre-arranged song swaps during the Falcon Ridge Folk Festival, July 22-25. The festival takes place at Dodds Farm on Route 7D in Hillsdale, New York, located in the foothills of the Berkshires, near the tri-state corner of New York, Connecticut and Massachusetts. For the third year in a row, joins with Tribes Hill (a nonprofit organization uniting musicians of the Hudson Valley region and their patrons in support of a music community coming together to celebrate human experience through song) to jointly present late-night song swaps during Falcon Ridge. Dinner-break sing-alongs & jams and an informal Thursday afternoon session on PR for independent recording artists also are slated. [To read the entire article, including a schedule of...

24 Chosen for Falcon Ridge/Grassy Hill Emerging Artists Showcase

Twenty-four solo artists and bands have been selected from among hundreds of applicants to perform in the Emerging Artists Showcase during the Falcon Ridge Folk Festival on Friday afternoon, July 23, 2010. [To read the entire article, click on the headline.]

Northeast Regional Folk Alliance Conference Set for Nov. 12-15; to Have a Major Presence

More than 600 people have registered for the annual Northeast Regional Folk Alliance (NERFA) Conference, November 12-15, at the Hudson Valley Resort in Kerhonkson, New York. Performers, presenters, promoters, folk DJs, agents and managers, and others actively engaged in the folk and acoustic music scene will enjoy three jam-packed days and nights of music showcases, open mics, song swaps and informal jam sessions; informative panel discussions and workshops; a large trade show-like exhibit hall; communal meals, and lots of informal conversation and networking. will host its popular annual Midnight Hoot on Thursday overnight, late-night guerilla showcases on Friday and Saturday, and a special Saturday afternoon Long Island Sound Showcase and Wine Tasting. [To read the entire article,...

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...

Finalists Named in 2009 Grassy Hill Kerrville New Folk Competition

Thirty-two songwriters have been named as finalists in the 2009 Grassy Hill Kerrville New Folk Competition for Emerging Songwriters. Chosen from among 800 submissions from around the world, the finalists will perform the two songs they submitted during the New Folk Concerts slated for Saturday and Sunday afternoons, May 23 and 24, as part of the Kerrville Folk Festival. [To read the entire article, click on the headline.]