folk music

Steel Wheels

by (StCecilia)

Submitted 08-18-2015 under

An Americana explosion of blues, bluegrass, fiddles, gospel and country, The Steel Wheels have topped the Americana Music Association’s Top 40 chart and have earned seven nominations and two awards for “best song” by the...

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Max Lockwood - "See The Way"

by (GRTV)

Submitted 11-22-2014 under NONPROFITS

Also be sure to check out "Growth" from Max Lockwood from the same Songs from the Second Floor session featuring Dan Rickabus and Joey Schultz. Songs from the Second Floor is a collection of the ephemeral performances that occur live on...

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Folk singer to be honored at WYCE Jammies awards show

by (dansteenwyk)

Submitted 02-19-2014 under NEWS

Folk singer Joel Mabus will be presented with the 2014 WYCE Legacy Award this Friday night as part of the 15th WYCE Jammie Awards. The Portage-based singer’s 2013 banjo-only album, "Pepper’s Ghost (and other Banjo Visitations),...

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WMI gets Thick As Thieves with The Northern Skies

by (jquatrine)

Submitted 04-11-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

In this episode, Romance for Ransom lead singer, Melissa Dylan, and I caught up with Eric Engblade, the lead singer/songwriter of The Northern Skies, at Billy’s in Eastown. He talked about his recent trip to Ireland, The Northern Skies’...

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ArtPrize Artist Profile: Susan Leigh Picking Radiates "In the Now"

by (patriciacannon)

Submitted 10-01-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Susan Leigh-Picking’s smile ushers in her presence, radiating her persona and character as she avows in her introduction, “Music is an international language, it’s a universal connector to all humans no matter what language you...

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Lindsay Lou & the Flatbellys: The sounds of authentic American music

by (Morgan Miller)

Submitted 02-13-2012 under OPINION

If America ever needs a soundtrack, it should strongly consider “A Different Tune” by Lindsay Lou & the Flatbellys. The Michigan band captures the sweet sounds of American traditional music in a five-member band. While other artists...

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