Gallery Concert with John Michael Hersey at Pelham Art Center

Gallery Concert with John Michael Hersey at Pelham Art Center Free and Open to All Ages! Friday, May 10, 2019, 6:00-8:00 pm The Pelham Art Center continues its Gallery Concert Series with evening of wine and music performed by Pelham resident John Michael Hersey. Singer/Songwriter/Actor John Michael Hersey has released ten albums of his music … Read More »

Meet the Folksingers, Part II / Willie Watson

Traditional music has seen its share of revivals in this country. From the first-wave folk rejuvenation of the late 19th century to the Depression-era return to Delta blues and other old-time iterations; the folk revival of the 1960s to today’s reinvigorated interest in Appalachian musical traditions; it’s clear that the roots of quintessentially American music … Read More »

Meet the Folksingers, Part I / Dom Flemons

Folksinger. The term conjures up the likes of Pete Seeger, Woody Guthrie, Joan Baez. The charismatic banjo or guitar slinger who keeps it simple, powerfully getting right to the heart of the song. But where have all the folksingers gone? Thanks to musicians like Dom Flemons and Willie Watson, the folksinger idiom is making a … Read More »