bluegrass

11:43pm

Sat March 22, 2014
Arts & Culture

KALW On-Air Folk Festival this Saturday!

FullSet

On Saturday March 29th  3:00 to 8:00 pm,  KALW's On-Air Folk Festival presents five hours of continuous live music by some of the Bay Area's finest musical talent.  Here's the line-up:

3:00 pm  Brass Farthing 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.

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2:06pm

Mon November 4, 2013
Arts & Culture

KALW On-Air Folk Festival this Sat. 3-8 pm

TriBeCaStan

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.  Our eclectic folk festival will cover Celtic, gypsy swing, bluegrass, old-time, Balkan, world-jazz, Jimi Hendrix, and everything in-between! 

Here's the line-up:

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12:43pm

Sat June 22, 2013
Bluegrass Signal Sat. 6:30 pm

Windy Hill Live Today 6:30 pm

Windy Hill

"Bluegrass Signal" welcomes members of Windy Hill to the KALW studios.  The band started many years ago by two high school friends in Menlo Park.  Their music is inspired by the songs of Bill Monroe, Carter Stanley, and Jimmy Martin.  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.

4:04am

Tue April 23, 2013
Arts & Culture

KALW On-Air Folk Festival this Saturday

Scott Nygaard & Sharon Gilchrist

It's five hours of continuous live music performed in the KALW studios this Saturday 3 to 8 pm, featuring some of the Bay Area's finest talent, hosted by JoAnn Mar, Kevin Vance, and Peter Thompson.  Here's the line-up:

3:00 pm  Xandra Corpora, former lead singer with the Bay Area funk-blues band Con Brio.  Her powerful, expressive voice has been called "strikingly soulful."

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1:06pm

Thu August 2, 2012
Arts & Culture

Local Music: Dark Hollow

Bluegrass band Dark Hollow say bluegrass is booming in the Bay Area.
Courtesy of Dark Hollow

The band Dark Hollow says there's a bluegrass revival in the Bay Area, and they're claiming some credit for it. Dark Hollow has been performing traditional songs, and adding some of their own, for over seven years now. They’re sure to be playing some selections from their new album when they take the stage at The Sand Dollar Restaurant in Stinson Beach on Sunday, August 5. It's an afternoon show, from noon to 3 pm.

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