bluegrass http://kalw.org en KALW On-Air Folk Festival this Saturday! http://kalw.org/post/kalw-air-folk-festival-saturday-0 <p>On Saturday March 29<sup>th</sup><sup> </sup>&nbsp;3:00 to 8:00 pm,&nbsp; KALW's On-Air Folk Festival presents five hours of continuous live music by some of the Bay Area's finest musical talent.&nbsp; Here's the line-up:</p><p>3:00 pm &nbsp;<strong>Brass Farthing </strong>is an ensemble of stalwart lads that sings songs, raises good cheer, and otherwise makes merry in the company of friends both old and new. Their songs cover many periods and they perform historical, traditional, and contemporary compositions in traditional styles.</p> Sun, 23 Mar 2014 06:43:35 +0000 JoAnn Mar 41326 at http://kalw.org KALW On-Air Folk Festival this Saturday! KALW On-Air Folk Festival this Sat. 3-8 pm http://kalw.org/post/kalw-air-folk-festival-sat-3-8-pm <p>Join KALW hosts JoAnn Mar, Kevin Vance, and Peter Thompson for another five hour live music extravaganza 3 to 8 pm this Saturday featuring a diverse range of musicians from around the Bay Area and beyond. &nbsp;Our eclectic folk festival will cover Celtic, gypsy swing, bluegrass, old-time, Balkan, world-jazz, Jimi Hendrix, and everything in-between!&nbsp;</p><p>Here's the line-up:</p> Mon, 04 Nov 2013 22:06:13 +0000 JoAnn Mar 35421 at http://kalw.org KALW On-Air Folk Festival this Sat. 3-8 pm Windy Hill Live Today 6:30 pm http://kalw.org/post/windy-hill-live-today-630-pm-2 <p>"Bluegrass Signal" welcomes members of Windy Hill to the KALW studios. &nbsp;The band started many years ago by two high school friends in Menlo Park. &nbsp;Their music is inspired by the songs of Bill Monroe, Carter Stanley, and Jimmy Martin. &nbsp;Henry Warde (mandolin), Ryan Breen (banjo), and Thomas Wille (guitar) usually form the band's power trio and Kyle McCabe (bass) holds down the beat.</p> Sat, 22 Jun 2013 19:43:39 +0000 JoAnn Mar 29152 at http://kalw.org Windy Hill Live Today 6:30 pm KALW On-Air Folk Festival this Saturday http://kalw.org/post/kalw-air-folk-festival-saturday <p></p><p>It's five hours of continuous live music performed in the KALW studios<strong> this Saturday 3 to 8 pm</strong>, featuring some of the Bay Area's finest talent, hosted by JoAnn Mar, Kevin Vance, and Peter Thompson. &nbsp;Here's the line-up:</p><p>3:00 pm &nbsp;<strong>Xandra Corpora</strong>, former lead singer with the Bay Area funk-blues band Con Brio. &nbsp;Her powerful, expressive voice has been called "strikingly soulful."</p> Tue, 23 Apr 2013 11:04:07 +0000 JoAnn Mar 26141 at http://kalw.org KALW On-Air Folk Festival this Saturday Local Music: Dark Hollow http://kalw.org/post/local-music-dark-hollow <p><span style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: small; line-height: 17.77777862548828px; white-space: pre-wrap; ">The band <a href="http://www.darkhollowbluegrass.com" target="_blank">Dark Hollow</a> says there&#39;s a bluegrass revival in the Bay Area, and they&#39;re claiming some credit for it. Dark Hollow has been performing traditional songs, and adding some of their own, for over seven years now. Thu, 02 Aug 2012 20:06:41 +0000 Steven Short 14449 at http://kalw.org Local Music: Dark Hollow