UPDATE: Due to coronavirus concerns, this event has been canceled. For Marc Cohn, The Ark is a welcome musical home before embarking on an international tour. The Grammy Award-winning, folk-rock singer-songwriter returns to Ann Arbor’s iconic 400-seat listening room March 20 for a sold-out show with special guest Mark Erelli. “(S)urrounded by the audience .
Kitty Donohoe musically marks life’s major milestones. The longtime Ann Arbor folk singer-songwriter will celebrate her 70th birthday February 9 at The Ark with family, friends and fans. It’s an annual tradition Donohoe follows to reflect on nearly five decades in music. “I’m inviting a lot of friends that I’ve made music with over the
Five years ago, Brian Williams jotted down a lofty goal for his band. The Cold Tone Harvest drummer and banjoist envisioned playing The Ark’s iconic Ann Arbor Folk Festival with his three bandmates Andrew Sigworth (vocals, acoustic guitar), Tony Pace (electric guitar, lap steel, dobro) and Ozzie Andrews (bass). At the time, it seemed like
Nearly 45 years later, Mustard’s Retreat remains defiantly hopeful about keeping folk music’s spirit alive. The Ann Arbor folk music trio of David Tamulevich, Libby Glover and Michael Hough continues to preserve the genre’s timeless sound through iconic tales about love, growth and change. With 14 albums and 6,000-plus live shows, Mustard’s Retreat has attracted