Lonnie Holley’s music on MITH sounds like a choir of better angels whose multi-layered voice is hard on the outside and soft on the inside, like so much Alabama clay.
Les Poules à Colin specializes in mix-and-match: their music channels old medieval ballads and sugar shack Quebecois dance tunes.
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.