Folk

Must See: Peter Yarrow In May!

By Iman Lababedi | April 15, 2013

Peter Yarrow at a Sunday 1pm show at the Highline Ballroom and for a great charity, the Gift Of Life Bone Marrow Association? How can you miss it?

Mumford And Sons At Barclay Center, Tuesday, February 12th, 2013, Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | February 14, 2013

There was an easy going feel to the set, nothing felt forced and nothing felt unimportant, for all my doubts bbout their songs, they sold them very very well.

Iris Dement At City Winery, Sunday, January 20th, 2013 Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | January 22, 2013

The first song is a pure country “Making My Way Back Home” could be covered by Loretta Lynn or maybe more to the point Patsy Cline, it has a deep country stir and a joyfulness which, as so happens, seems singed by a deep well of sadness. It is very lovely and it takes Iris a couple of minutes to get her bearings, “I wanna play it again” she laughed

Arlo Guthrie And Pete Seeger At Carnegie Hall, Saturday,November 24th, 2012

By Iman Lababedi | November 26, 2012

The spirit was willing but Arlo, who remained seated throughout the set, wasn’t joking, hr felt heavy and his children felt heavy. As pros, they wanted to give us what we wanted, and they didn’t, but as Seeger noted there is a time to laugh and a time to weep

Must See Concert: Arlo Guthrie And Pete Seeger On Saturday, November 24th, 2012

By Iman Lababedi | November 20, 2012

Arlo pays tribute to his late wife Jackie Guthrie: “There was this great love that we shared from the moment we met – a recognition – It’s YOU! And we would always return to it year after year, decade after decade and I believe life after lifetime.”

Leonard Cohen New Album (Tour?) For 2012

By Iman Lababedi | October 22, 2011

God willing

English Folk Singer Bert Jansch Dead At 67

By Iman Lababedi | October 6, 2011

did for the acoustic guitar what Jimi Hendrix did for the electric

Pitchfork Give Bon Ivers A 9.5 Rating: Docked Half A Notch For Being A Straight Drag

By Iman Lababedi | June 28, 2011

I’d like to grab Richardson by the scruff of his neck and smack his head into Bon Iver’s guitar

Women Folkies: Laura Stevenson And the Cans and Kate And Anna McGarrigle

By Iman Lababedi | May 10, 2011

three killer tracks, beautiful flowing music filled with gorgeous, very modern touches

Paper Thick Wall's Album "A Thousand Novels" Reviewed

By Wyatt Marshall | April 28, 2011

contemporary upper-Midwestern charm

Geoffrey Wilson, Thursday, April 14th, 2011, Muse & Music Series, General Society of Tradesmen And Mechanics

By Matthew Van Deventer | April 18, 2011

soulful yet bright-tinted blues

Geoffrey Wilson's Quiet Intensity

By Iman Lababedi | April 17, 2011

Ms. Dangle compared the singer-songwriter to Jackson Browne and thinking about it later, I tend to agree

"This Is Why We Fight", The Decemberists. Don't Look

By Helen Bach | April 16, 2011

…wait no its Shaun Lennon as Harry Potter does Peter Pan…

Video from The First Muse And Music With Christopher Paul Stelling

By Iman Lababedi | April 13, 2011

take a look at the video

Jus Post Bellum Stonewalls Us!

By Iman Lababedi | April 9, 2011

I am conducting the Geoffrey Wilson, leader of the civil war inspired band Jus Post Bellum (a reference to the aftermath of the American civil war). A subject both insulated and open ended though, to be honest, something of an art project than a constant for a rock band… maybe? Listening to Geoffrey's folk songs,…

The Railroad Revival Tour with Mumford & Sons Hits the Road

By Alyson Camus | April 6, 2011

will tour across America, traveling only in vintage rail cars

Elliot Smith Tribute Show This Week In L.A.

By Alyson Camus | April 5, 2011

“an Oscar nominated singer songwriter, t-shirt wearing, tattoo displaying, sensitive soul.’

Newport Folk Festival 2011 Line Up Announced

By Iman Lababedi | April 1, 2011

not my cup of whiskey