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Category Archives: Kith Magazine and Roots Music Articles
After stopping by Shelton’s Treasures Thrift Shop and ridding myself of a backseat-full of unwanted items that had inhabited an upstairs closet for many years, I stopped in Lynch Creek Floral for a latte. I love Lynch’s for its … Continue reading
Celtic Colours 2012: A Review Celtic Colours, named for the adornment of brilliant fall foliage that cloaks the hills on Cape Breton in October, recently finished its 16th year. Its mission, as Joella Foulds, founder and artistic director tolds … Continue reading
Bunkhouse Bards: Some Notes on Songs of the Timber Beasts LLyn De Danaan Scratch the urbane surface of just about anybody I know, and stories of a grandfather or great grandmother who worked in coalmines or the woods come pouring … Continue reading
See my article on the No Depression website:http://www.nodepression.com/profiles/blogs/roots-for-a-rounder-a-talk-with-benny-sidelinger?fb_action_ids=10151955137088421&fb_action_types=og.likes&fb_source=aggregation&fb_aggregation_id=288381481237582 Lots of good stuff about Benny Sidelinger and roots music….plus lots of music clips.
Bunkhouse Bards: Some Notes on Songs of the Timber Beasts LLyn De Danaan comments @dedanaan (Twitter) Scratch the urbane surface of just about anybody I know, and stories of a grandfather or great grandmother who worked in coalmines or the … Continue reading
Guest Blog: Joel Savoy & David Greely in Olympia Concert Review This is the link for my review of Greely and Savoy published at Hearth Music.
I’m a guest blogger on Hearth Music’s web site. Thanks to Devon Leger for all the formatting and editing he did. The piece looks great! Go to http://www.hearthmusic.com/blog/index.html. Last fall’s Celtic Colours festival is the subject. Lots of music clips. … Continue reading
Marius Barbeau: The public face of “folk culture” “They don’t just want the ribs, they want the whole experience.” Freddy’s BarBQue/ House of Cards, 2014 Marius Barbeau (1883-1969) nearly single-handedly shaped Canadian folk studies (including music) and ethnography. Quebec born … Continue reading