8 Results for “Folk”

Valentine's Day Playlist

Be Mine: A Very Caramoor Valentine’s Day

We’ve compiled our picks of romantic and love-inspired songs perfect for Valentine’s Day from Caramoor performers past and present! What music do you like to share with the ones you love? Read more

An Imaginary Line From CSN to Sarah Jarosz, Aoife O’Donovan & Sara Watkins

Originally Published on  No Depression
By Easy Ed

I awoke this morning with a throbbing left foot. I wore the black boots last night and my toes unconsciously tapped throughout the seventy-five minute set and the well deserved encore that was delivered by three talented singers, songwriters, and instrumentalists. On a beautiful summer night in the Spanish Courtyard of the Rosen House, located on the lush grounds of the Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts which is a mere sixty minutes north of Manhattan, I kept my eyes closed for much of time to shut out the visual and allow just the sounds of nature melded with the music to pour over the tip of my head and fill my body and soul. The only distraction to my thoughts and immersion were the whoops and cheers that punctuated the close of each song. Read more

Meet the Folksingers, Part II / Willie Watson

Traditional music has seen its share of revivals in this country. From the first-wave folk rejuvenation of the late 19th century to the Depression-era return to Delta blues and other old-time iterations; the folk revival of the 1960s to today’s reinvigorated interest in Appalachian musical traditions; it’s clear that the roots of quintessentially American music are strong and deep. Read more

Meet the Folksingers, Part I / Dom Flemons

Folksinger. The term conjures up the likes of Pete Seeger, Woody Guthrie, Joan Baez. The charismatic banjo or guitar slinger who keeps it simple, powerfully getting right to the heart of the song.

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