KALW's Saturday music hosts join forces to present a five-hour folk extravaganza of continuous live music performed by some of the Bay Area's finest talent. Enjoy the Scottish fiddling of Alasdair Fraser, the powerhouse vocals of Teresa Trull and Barbara Higbie, the original songs of Caren Armstrong, and the homegrown bluegrass of Them Boys and the Sycamore Slough String Band. Here's the schedule:
The French-Canadian band Genticorum from Quebec performed live this Saturday (4/14) on Folk Music & Beyond. This talented trio is at the forefront of Quebecois music and is among the many young bands leading the revival of interest in the old folk traditions of Quebec. Members of Genticorum are Pascal Gemme on fiddle and foot percussion, Yann Falquet on guitar, and Alexandre de Grosbois-Garand on flute and bass.