Tag Archives: Music

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.

A one-man band

Robb Woulfe, director of the Ann Arbor Summer Festival is very happy to be able to bring Andrew Bird to open the Mainstage part of the Festival on June 18th.

Sincere Americana

Bill Bynum and Co.’s new CD is titled Less is More. If you had to come up with a nutshell description of their music, that phrase would do nicely. Adjectives such as genuine, authentic, sincere, satisfying and pleasing would also be useful in any longer narrative about the group and their music.

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…