Magos Herrera teamed up with the Brooklyn Rider string quartet to create a collection of music that makes its case for life, love, and liberation through its sheer beauty.
Septuagenarian, Edwin Ayoung, better known as Crazy, easily carried the rest of the night with his exuberant performance.
This is a folk/rock trio whose sound and haunting harmonies harken back to Crosby, Stills & Nash, the Eagles and Simon & Garfunkel.
Here’s a look at the good stuff among last year’s live music events.
Toninho Horta’s musical signature is distinctive: complex harmonies, subtle but masterful guitar work, and gentle, plaintive vocals.
Dave Stuckey of the Lucky Stars and the Hukilau Hotshots comes to the New England Shakeup.
A celebration of a man who is one of the only remaining Boston R&B and soul artists who recorded in the 1960s.
Danilo Brito was a child prodigy who originally began playing both the mandolin and the four-stringed cavaquinho.
“My ancestors fled pogroms in Poland and today we have a crisis to rival what went on in the 1940s.”
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.