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.
Lowell Folk Festival
Music Interview: The Americano Groovers — Los Texmaniacs Come to Rhode Island’s Rhythm and Roots
Chances to hear conjunto music in New England are rare; bravo to the Lowell Folk Festival and Rhode Island’s Rhythm and Roots.
Fuse Preview: The Lowell Folk Festival at 30 — A Family Affair
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.
Music Interview: John Berberian Brings his Oud Artistry to the Lowell Folk Festival
John Berberian, an Armenian-American master of the oud, is in our midst.
Music Feature: At the Lowell Folk Festival — “Da Butt” is no joke for EU
Sugar Bear and his legendary go-go band are coming to the Lowell Folk Festival.
Fuse News: Puerto Rican Festival Stays Downtown – And Other Summer Outdoor World Music Notes
Once again the Festival Puertorriqueño de Massachusetts will be a downtown affair.
Fuse Commentary: The Boston Globe Disses The Lowell Folk Festival
In 2011, the Boston Globe characterized the Lowell Folk Festival as “a celebration of diversity.” This year, the floundering newspaper isn’t interested in celebrating anything but itself.
Coming Attractions in Jazz: Midsummer Festivals 2012
Updated: Brazilian jazz vocalist Leny Andrade performs at the Deer Isle Jazz Festival on Saturday, July 28.The first half of July, dominated by Independence Day festivities, is–fireworks aside–pretty quiet in New England. But then the festival season really kicks into gear.