I heard Amos Les recently say on “The Rights to Ricky Sanchez” that he is probably recognized more in Philadelphia for being a guest on the podcast than for his music. I hope he was joking […]
Philadelphia Folk Festival Will Hold 57th installment Aug. 16-19 Going to the Philadelphia Folk Festival for my 10th year is starting to seem like a pilgrimage; the Old Pool Farm my sanctuary and “Happy fest” […]
This year, the longest continuously running music festival in North America will put women in the spotlight. The 57th annual Philadelphia Folk Festival will feature a female headliner each night Aug. 16-19 in Upper Salford […]
The 56th annual Philadelphia Folk Festival took place Aug. 17-20 at The Old Pool Farm in Upper Salford Township, Pennsylvania.
This is an incredibly special episode of The High Note! First, I talk about Mordecai‘s debut album “It’s Never Enough.” Read my blog for info and see Mordecai Wednesday, Aug. 30 at Holocene in Portland. Next, I talk about […]
The legacy of the oldest continually-run outdoor music festival in North America will converge with fellowship, and of course music, at the 56th annual Philadelphia Folk Festival next week. On the third week of August […]
Singer-songwriter Christopher Kent has two songs, “Songs of the Season,” and “Twas The Day Of Thanksgiving” nominated for the 2017 Just Plain Folks Music Awards.
Julie Byrne captured the natural beauty she uncovered during her journey across the country on her transcendent folk album, “Not Even Happiness.”
Valentine’s Day can be full of surprises. Folk-rock band Dawes sent a valentine to its fans in the form of a new live album, “We’re All Gonna Live,” on Tuesday, Feb. 14. Recorded in January in […]
I spent a couple weeks waking up at 5 a.m. and listening to the latest Conor Oberst album “Ruminations.” Here’s what I learned.