Filed under folk music

Tom Rush in Concert

Tom Rush in Concert

Legendary singer/song writer Tom Rush comes to Cape Cod on Thursday, July 19, at 8 PM, with a performance at Cotuit Center for the Arts. Rising to prominence as part of the Cambridge folk music scene in the 1960s, he had a powerful impact on the development of folk music and is credited with discovering … Continue reading

Falmouth Art Market Opens Today

Falmouth Art Market Opens Today

Etching by Joan Tweedell The Falmouth Art Market opens for its sixth season today, Tuesday, June 26, at Town Hall Square, in front of Falmouth Town Hall on Main Street. The art market will offer fine arts and crafts, musical entertainment, and community information from 2 PM until dusk every Tuesday afternoon through August 28. … Continue reading

Jazz Stroll Offers Music, Community

Jazz Stroll Offers Music, Community

October 3, 2011 The Flip Side performs at Puritan of Cape Cod, as an overflow crowd listens outside the shop. It was a beautiful evening in Falmouth, a perfect evening for strolling up and down Main Street, browsing in the shops, enjoying a meal at a restaurant, chatting with friends. What made it even more … Continue reading

Groovy Afternoon Celebrates the Woodstock Era

Groovy Afternoon Celebrates the Woodstock Era

September 23, 2011 Christine Mascott welcomes everyone to the Happening. The Woodstock era, the late 1960s and early ’70s returned to the Cotuit Center for the Arts on September 9. There were tie-dyed t-shirts, folksingers, folk rockers, poets on their soap boxes, and a roomful of hippie clothing and memorabilia. There was Phyllis Diller. The … Continue reading

Eileen Ivers and Immigrant Soul Rock the House

Eileen Ivers and Immigrant Soul Rock the House

March 4, 2011 Eileen Ivers and Immigrant Soul Eileen Ivers, after her concert. Fiddle virtuoso Eileen Ivers really knows how to rock the house, and she did just that last Saturday before a capacity crowd at the Barnstable Performing Arts Center in Hyannis. With her four-man band, Immigrant Soul, she played with heartfelt passion, joy, … Continue reading

Summer Concerts Outside

July 18, 2010 Folk/pop singer Daniel Byrnes provided a delightful early evening concert for all ages at Peg Noonan Park on Main Street in Falmouth last Friday. He has a good voice and is skilled with the guitar, creating a nice mellow sound and a warm and friendly mood. He attracted a crowd of listeners; … Continue reading

John and Rachel Nicolas

John and Rachel Nicolas

March 29, 2010 John and Rachel at their home in East Falmouth. “Here You Are,” John and Rachel Nicholas’s new CD, which John recorded himself in his home studio, has been three years in the making and is a tribute to their 32-year journey together. The ten songs on the album, all written by John, … Continue reading

Two Irish Duos at the Navigator

March 26, 2010 I celebrated St. Patrick’s Day a couple of days late by heading over to the Navigator Coffeehouse in East Falmouth, where The Lindsays and Stanley and Grimm, two fine Irish duos, were performing. They played an entertaining mix of Irish, American, and international music, and bantered with each other: Sean Brennan, who … Continue reading

Cello and Harp

Cello and Harp

November 2, 2009 I “met” Scottish folk cellist Seylan Baxter through another blog I write about my cello-playing adventures a couple of years ago when she commented on my posts about attending Scottish fiddle camp. She sent me a copy of her cello and harp CD, “2:40” (with harpist Cheyenne Brown, originally from Alaska, but … Continue reading

Grange Coffeehouse

March 28, 2008 Grange Coffeehouse Offers Evening Of First-Rate Music And Congeniality Sandwich can be pretty quiet in the wintertime. Four years ago, Mark Wiklund and his friends decided to remedy that situation by providing a place for people to go—in Sandwich, in the off-season—to hear good music and enjoy an evening out with friends. … Continue reading