Choro House Concert at Jim’s Roots & Blues

Tim Connel & Cesar GarabiniI know, it's not American Roots or Blues. But there was no trace of disappointment in the house! Truth-be-told I've never seen a happier, more amazed audience. Thursday's smokin' hot house concert here featured Oregonian Tim Connell on mandolin, and Brooklyn's Cesar Garabini on the 7-string guitar... Read more [...]

Letter from ZydecoLaura

jeffery broussard thumbLocal Cajun/Zydeco scene Update:
It is becoming increasingly difficult to produce these events. Just in the past year, the Baltimore group has folded; Philadelphia is at high risk of stopping, though they are hoping people will step up to keep it going, and we are also at high risk of stopping. The Sugar Loaf Music series also recently stopped. We had worked together to bring up Bruce Daigrepont several times, which included our post-Katrina benefits. Read more [...]

First Annual Washington Square Park Folk Festival!

wsFolkPoster-411x640Peter Stampfel's Facebook Page! Next weekend looks HUGE for oldtime and bluegrass fans! It's a first-rate lineup! Sat. Sept 17 2:00—6:00pm: The Calamity Janes, Feral Foster, East River String Band and The Whiskey Spitters Sun. Sept 18 2:00—7:00pm: Bob Malenky, The Brotherhood of the Jug Band Blues, The Dust Busters, Willie Gantrim and Peter Stampfel Read more [...]