• Al Petteway & Amy White

    Re: Creating Community in the age of COVID-19
    We may be alone, but we're still in this together.
     
    Because we care about each other, we are now having to keep our distance. This profound disconnect feels particularly painful because nothing can replace the comfort of the human touch. The world sure feels upside down when what should heal and soothe us can end up harming us instead.
  • Andrew McKnight

    Andrew McKnight "A Storytender's Journey" Monthly E-Zine Header

    Here's hoping that this note finds you, and those dear to you, well and safe. These times will be remembered for many things, including a tremendous loss of revered elders and watershed changes in how we go about our lives, now and in the "PV" time - post-vaccine. While some

  • Ben Miller & Anita MacDonald

    BENITA NEWSLETTER
    Catch up on all the latest from Ben Miller & Anita MacDonald!
    NEW ALBUM
    “It's enough to make you swear off a lifelong habit of wearing pants in favour of a kilt... You’re going to love it!”
    - Alex Cook, The East Magazine
  • Carolann Solebello

    Hello, friends!

    Wow. Since last I wrote you, so much has changed.

    I played two wonderful shows the first weekend in March for gracious, beautiful music lovers, and somehow managed not to touch not a single one of them. We were a jittery bunch of humans for sure, but the music seemed a sweet balm for performers and audience alike.

  • Dave Rowe

    Folk on the Water today! A new chapter of "Folk on the Water" today on 
    www.FolkMusicNotebook.com.

    Follow the adventures of singer/songwriter/skipper Dave Rowe and his first mate Stacey onboard their vessel - Stinkpot. How has the pandemic effected their voyage? Find out today and hear a powerful song from Dave! Monday at 12:15 pm with encore broadcasts 4:15 and 11:15 pm ET
     — with Stacey Guth and Dave Rowe.
  • Debra Cowan

    May 2020

    Greetings

    I thought I'd begin with an amusing quarantine story.

  • Frank Fotusky

     

    Howdy Lubec and hope this finds you all well amidst this chaos. I’ve been doing some online concerts due to the fact that, like many, I’m not doing public gigs. This is a weekly series called In Musicorum Veritas, a term I coined meaning In Music Lies Truth. I’m posting parts 1 & 2 and you can join me live at

  • Hiroya Tsukamoto

    I will be doing a live streaming concert from my place in NYC this coming Sunday, 12th, 5pm (EST). I plan doing all acoustic set with different guitars. It will be streamed from my facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/HiroyaMusic )

  • Jack Williams

    Image may contain: one or more people, possible text that says 'April 21, 8pm en Stay Home ions Jack Williams Live Viewing Party #stayhomesessions'

    Join us online on Tuesday, April 21 to watch a broadcast of Jack Williams' October 2018 concert at CAFFE LENA - the longest continuously operating coffeehouse in the U.S.

  • Red Molly

    LOVE FROM RED MOLLY
    We are sending you ongoing love and wishes for health and general good juju as we enter another month of quarantine.

  • Rod Picott

    Hi Folks,

    Welcome to the new-ish – getting old quickly – normal. There is still not much information regarding rescheduling shows. I’ll keep you updated as I find out. You can always look at RodPicott.com which stays updated fairly often. It is possible that shows will not resume until 2021.

  • The Robinsons

    May Newsletter
    - Online Concert This Saturday!
    - Complete Discography online
    - Music Lessons Available

    We hope this finds everyone well!

  • the Rough & Tumble

    Double Americana is still happening right here every Wednesday during quarantine at 12EST.

    We will continue doing Rumbly Tummy Livestream at least til April 30 every Saturday at 12EST.

Just a few days later, though, things began to get serious. New York City schools closed. I cancelled nine shows. Grocery shopping became an anxious adventure. My beloved yoga studio closed its doors. People I love became ill. People I don't know, but who were loved by others, died.

Things are scary for everyone right now, I know. I feel helpless staying at home, but I know that's the best course of action.

But good things are happening here. I bake bread. I practice yoga. I play games and watch movies with my family. I have long, rambling phone conversations with loved ones. And perhaps best of all, I continue to use my home recording equipment. Here are a few of the projects I've been working on:

  • My friend Neale Eckstein put together a virtual jam session with a zillion fabulous folkies (including my sweet husband) that I'm thrilled to be part of: 
    THE WEIGHT (QUARANTINE EDITION)
  • I made a new YouTube playlist of songs I've been recording in different rooms of my house and sharing on Facebook just to keep my spirits up:
    QUARANTINE SONGS
  • Tomorrow -- Friday, April 10 -- I'll be featured on Ron Olesko's Folk Music Notebook as part of the "Shelter in Place" series. Catch me doing a 15-minute set from my home studio at 12 noon, 3PM, 1AM, and 3AM here: 
    FOLK MUSIC NOTEBOOK

It is my sincerest wish that you and all those you love remain safe and healthy. Please take good care of yourselves -- body, mind, and spirit -- and make sure plenty of good music is a part of your plan for that. I am confident that we will meet again on the other side of all this. Until then, may you know

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