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A Weekend Of Traditional Music In Brooklyn

I would not have known the Brooklyn Folk Festival existed were it not for the publicist. I might have known if I lived in New York, but I do not. I am grateful to that publicist because I was introduced to some fine people – musicians, a writer, and a filmmaker – who enriched my life.

Eli Smith, founder of the Brooklyn Folk Festival

This three-day festival celebrated its ninth year with a large diverse crowd, ranging from families with babies to older people who lived through the folk revival movement of the 1950s and 1960s.The musicians were as diverse as the audience; there was an 11-year old girl playing a mean banjo and there was Jim Kweskin who was part of the folk revival movement.

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A Terrific New Traditional Album Enters The Scene by The Berger Sisters

Sometimes I come across (or rather something comes across me) a new album that impresses me with its quality and earnestness. Maybe So by The Berger Sisters is one of those albums.

Maybe So

Maybe So

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Gorgeous Four-Part Harmony from Windborne

Click here to read my review of this show on No Depression.

Windborne

Windborne

Jeremy Carter-Gordon

Jeremy Carter-Gordon

Lauren Breunig

Lauren Breunig

Lynn Mahoney Rowan

Lynn Mahoney Rowan

Will Thomas Rowan

Will Thomas Rowan

Windborne

Windborne

Lauren Breunig

Lauren Breunig

Lynn Mahoney Rowan

Lynn Mahoney Rowan

Will Thomas Rowan playing the os komuz

Will Thomas Rowan playing the os komuz

Windborne during their song for Bernie Sanders (feel the Bern)

Windborne during their song for Bernie Sanders (feel the Bern)

Jeremy Carter-Gordon

Jeremy Carter-Gordon

Lauren Breunig

Lauren Breunig

Will Thomas Rowan

Will Thomas Rowan

Windborne

Windborne

Jeremy Carter-Gordon on the gourd banjo

Jeremy Carter-Gordon on the gourd banjo

Will Thomas Rowan on the gourd banjo

Will Thomas Rowan on the gourd banjo

Windborne

Windborne

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