Besides passing along the tradition of mariachi to their students, the members of Mariachi Mexico Antiguo perform as an ensemble at local events, including this weekend’s Lowell Folk Festival.
John Prine’s music on The Tree of Forgiveness is alert and nimble – not at all a retreat to the folkie bar.
There’s not much about the blues that Paul Rishell, 68, and Annie Raines, 48, don’t know or can’t play.
For Bob Childs, the idea of breaking up this joyous, talented musical ensemble is bittersweet.
Three jug band legends — John Sebastian, Geoff Muldaur, and Jim Kweskin reunite.
With Jon Langford, the only certainty is that there will be surprises that make it party time.
Dave Stuckey of the Lucky Stars and the Hukilau Hotshots comes to the New England Shakeup.
Jim Kweskin and Geoff Muldaur are still mining America’s musical traditions.
Most of the can’t-miss acts on this year’s Lowell Folk Fest roster are artists who make preserving musical traditions a family business.
John Hiatt’s voice has taken on some Tom Waits-like cragginess in recent years.