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Independent Spotlight: Gemma Griffiths

By: Yesenia Urena

Gemma Griffiths, the indie singer songwriter from Cape Town, South Africa, is defined by her folk-like sound and soulful vocals. In Zimbabwe, where she has spent most of her life, Gemma won the national Eisteddfod vocal cup, making it one of her musical achievements. 174 more words


Maggie Scratch in Barcelona Tonight Making Friends

Sometimes you meet incredible people. I’ve been to L’ Astrolabi Gràcia a few times but I never met Jordi Cantavella until the other night. Not only does he have a million stories — he’s… 264 more words

Maggie Scratch

"The Last Minstrel" at Cranbrook

Troubadour, poet, and composer Richard Dyer-Bennet (1913–1991) was among the best known and most respected folk singers in America during the 1940s and 1950s. He became the first solo folk musician to appear in Carnegie Hall and on December 7, 1941, … 127 more words


50 Years, Then and Now

We are not much into nostalgia.   And we aren’t groupies.   But it was more than idle curiosity that drew us to Minneapolis last week to see and listen to the folk blues singing hero of our youth, Tom Rush. 769 more words


Let's Keep the Australian Bush Poetry Always Alive

Poetry is perhaps one of the most beautiful things that a poet expresses through words. Understanding the in-depth meaning of any poetry is not everyone’s cup of tea, but one who understands it, gets lost into the world of poetry. 220 more words

Aboriginal Music