Now Spinning – Blue Grass Get Together

The Charles River Valley Boys are a largely forgotten band in the history of bluegrass, despite having a significant impact during their all-too-brief 1960's heyday. As students at Harvard, the members of the Charles River Valley Boys hardly fit the typical rural bluegrass demographics, but word of their impressive skill spread, reaching the ear of… Continue reading Now Spinning – Blue Grass Get Together

Thoughts on Newport Folk 2019

Having just returned from another year of Newport Folk Festival, here are some scattered thoughts on the 60th anniversary of this legendary festival: NEWPORT CELEBRATES ITS HISTORY Tributes to the artists and mission of the original 1959 festival abounded throughout the weekend in a passing the torch multi-generational diverse lineup demonstrating the ever-expanding definition of… Continue reading Thoughts on Newport Folk 2019