Monthly Archives: May 2013

Record Store History In Connecticut.

As I’ve been an avid music collector my entire life and music outlets such as iTunes have become the normal. It got me thinking of all the great record stores I used to visit that are no longer around. Then … Continue reading

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Getting Ready For The Summer…

First I’d like to start off by saying Congrats to Abigail Washburn and Bela Fleck, who had a baby boy last night! Second would like to send my sincerest thoughts out to the Manzerek family. Rock music lost a huge … Continue reading

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Esther Golton – Stay Warm

Last night was my first opportunity to check out the Dulcimer Folk Association at the Sounding Board in West Hartford. Each performer came up would play 2-3 songs each. While I do have to admit, watching some of the performers … Continue reading

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Woody Guthrie at 100 Live at the Kennedy Center

June 11th will celebrate the release of Woody Guthrie At 100 Live at the Kennedy Center. A live CD/DVD combo recorded last October in Washington D.C. to celebrate Woody’s 100th birthday. The all star concert features a stellar lineup of … Continue reading

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Dulcimer Folk Association/Portable Folk Festival

The Dulcimer Folk Association gathers this Saturday, May 18th at The Sounding Board in West Hartford. The Dulcimer Folk Association is a group of mostly Connecticut musicians that get together monthly to jam on traditional and contemporary folk songs. Concert … Continue reading

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The Jolly Beggars

Last night I had the opportunity to check out The Jolly Beggars. Five music educators from the Hartt School started by Jeff DesRosier (vocals/mandolin/guitar) after a family trip to Ireland. As explained during the performance Jeff wanted to form a … Continue reading

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