Calgary Folk Music Festival- July 24, 2010

Thanks to Jeff over at Country Standard Time, I was able to attend a day at the Calgary Folk Music Festival. As I’ve written before, I have a hard time attending more than a day of any festival. Calgary never disappoints and even lacking huge name acts- Roberta Flack (!) and Ian Tyson were likely… Continue reading Calgary Folk Music Festival- July 24, 2010

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Walkin’ Talkin’ Dancin’ Singin’- July 19, 2010

Another week passes. Looking forward to catching at least one day of the Calgary Folk Festival this coming week- plans are to be in attendance on Saturday. The week following I’ll be heading up to Stony Plain for the Friday of Blueberry Bluegrass- I’m wanting to catch Fred Eaglesmith there as I’m interested in the reception he’ll receive.… Continue reading Walkin’ Talkin’ Dancin’ Singin’- July 19, 2010

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Walkin’ Talkin’ Dancin’ Singin’- July 4, 2010

This week’s listening- Reckless Kelly- Somewhere in Time by Pinto Bennett Great songs with details that establish places and characters vividly; if they were in a book, they’d leap off the page. “Thelma,” sung by Pinto, drifts into Townes territory. Most of the songs have an edge, either in instrumentation or tone- songs of life’s… Continue reading Walkin’ Talkin’ Dancin’ Singin’- July 4, 2010

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