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  • From Baltimore, a celebration of Woody Guthrie

    From Baltimore, a celebration of Woody Guthrie
    Nearly a decade ago, Michael Patrick Flanagan Smith, a Frederick-born playwright, actor and musician who called Baltimore home for several years, began digging into the life of Woody Guthrie. The fruits of that exploration are now onstage in New York.
  • Commentary: In the rain, Norwegians sing American-inspired song that a killer hates

    It must have been a good 11 years ago that I met Pete Seeger, poet par excellence, troubadour, folk singer and messenger of the ages. It was at the Carroll County Farm Museum's folk music festival called Common Ground on the Hill and he was the headliner....

    Pete Seeger dies at 94; balladeer was America's conscience

    Pete Seeger was a teenager in the 1930s when he heard an Appalachian balladeer perform on an old-fashioned, five-string banjo and fell in love with the instrument, the timeless melodies and, most of all, the words. "Compared to the trivialities of...

    Irish 'Bard of Peace' Tommy Sands back in Bethlehem

     
    A conversation with Irish folk singer Tommy Sands reveals yet one more reason why he is known by many as the “Bard of Peace.” The man who has dedicated his life to the struggle for peace in Northern Ireland has a voice that, even in...

    In its 10 years, music venue has put town on the map, patrons say

     
    Ten years ago, William Quigley stood at the back of Sellersville Theater 1894 and watched a performance by quirky cabaret singer Leon Redbone officially inaugurate the “classy Victorian theater” he had just spent a year and more money than he....