Focusing on songs collected by folklorist and field recording pioneer Alan Lomax, this collaboratory brings together some of North America’s most distinctive and creative roots musicians to revive, recycle, and reimagine traditional music. Join the Fiddle for this very, very special mid-week concert, to be held at Urban Beat, a new, intimate performance space on the first block of Turner Street, in Lansing’s Old Town.
A dynamic Americana quintet from Arizona.
“A seamless, polished, barrel-drum-tight, rhythmically innovative and wildly entertaining traditional music powerhouse.” -The Guardian
John McCutcheon, folk music’s renaissance man — master instrumentalist, powerful singer-songwriter, storyteller, activist, and author.
The 15th Annual Mid-Winter Singing and Folk Festival – Concert featuring 6 incredible songwriters.
The acclaimed Irish singer Cathie Ryan and her award-winning band celebrate a traditional Irish American Christmas with The Winter’s Heart®.
“Joel Mabus is one of contemporary folk music’s most eclectic performers. A skilled guitar, fiddle, banjo, and mandolin player and melodic songwriter, Mabus has played everything from traditional folk tunes to bluegrass, blues, and original songs.” -Craig Harris at AllMusic.com
Sparky and Rhonda Rucker perform throughout the U.S. as well as overseas, singing songs and telling stories from the American folk tradition.
Come join folk enthusiasts ages 3-13 and their family for fun with folk music.
Andy Irvine is the lead singer from the infamous Irish band, Planxty, among many other configurations. The Ten Pound Fiddle kicks off its 42nd season with Andy Irvine, a fine Irish singer of traditional Irish songs. We’ll gather at The Allen Market Place, catch up with friends, and enjoy Irish desserts, and drink fresh, craft stout and wheat beer from a local establishment.