Folk Alliance


Vermont Native Caitlin Canty Brings Her Plaintive, Haunting Sound to Folk Alliance

Caitlin Canty, a singer-songwriter who springs from Vermont but now calls Nashville home, stopped by the Watkins Family Hour Thursday night at the Westin hotel and hypnotized the crowd with her brooding folk sound. Joining Canty for this number, whose...

Tift Merritt Sings “Dusty Old Man” at Watkins Family Hour’s Folk Alliance Showcase

On Thursday night at Folk Alliance International, siblings Sara and Sean Watkins brought their beloved Watkins Family Hour music show to the sixth floor of the Westin Hotel. The long-running music series usually takes place at a venue called Largo in Los Angeles, and it...

Five Things We’re Excited To See At Folk Alliance International Conference

Folk Alliance International's annual conference, now in its 29th year, kicks off next week in Kansas City, Missouri, and runs from February 15-19. The theme of this year's affair is "Forbidden Folk," an homage to the role folk music has...

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