All posts by Twila Price

perspective: folk

On Friday, June 28, Conor O’Neill’s and the Ark team up to present a very special dinner package. For $25, you get reserved seating and one entrée from the Irish Fayre menu at Conor O’Neill’s and reserved seating at the Ark for the very Irish Makem and Spain Brothers. Long-time fans of Irish music will

My Folky Valentine

This year marks the seventh anniversary of “My Folky Valentine”, presented at 8pm, Sunday, February 13, at the Ark. Tickets are $15. The tagline of the show is “Together in life… together in music”, as several musical couples take the stage to share their talent and maybe even a few love songs.

Pride of the geek

Fast becoming one of the most popular science fiction/open source conventions in the Midwest, Penguicon is the highlight of the local “geek” year.

Experienced folk

On Monday, April 4, at 8 pm, the Ark presents two of my favorite singer songwriters, Archie Fisher and Garnet Rogers, in concert together.

The science of folk

Last fall, I ran into two-fifths of Lake Folk, an Ann Arbor/Ypsi “folk noir” band, at an Abigail Washburn show, and was blown away by their debut CD, Feels Like I’m Home.

Remembering roots

The man I’m looking forward to most is Billy Bragg, the British “alternative rock musician.” He’s been sticking it to the establishment for over 30 years, but he hates being labeled as a political songwriter…