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Updates: 2017 Baltimore Comic-Con

The 2017 Baltimore Comic-Con is coming back to the Inner Harbor’s Baltimore Convention Center the weekend of September 22nd through 24th. Tickets are now on sale… 284 more words

Comic Con

What The Folk! - the 40th Annual Vancouver Folk Festival

Great weekend at the Vancouver Folk Festival, highlights for me were Rhiannon Giddens, Bahamas and The Revivalists plus three young British folk singers (more about that later). 499 more words


"Tougher Than the Rest"

My adoration for Shawn Colvin knows no bounds.  As a songwriter, she pens intensely, deeply, personal songs that are somehow universal. As a performer, she can take other artists’ songs and turn them into her own intensely, deeply, personal experiences.   339 more words


Folk Thursday: Shawn Colvin

Shawn Colvin is a Carbondale girl. I have no idea why I haven’t posted anything of hers here before, but this is a really nice Tom Waits cover.




‘I can’t believe a month ago I was alone,
I didn’t know you, I hadn’t seen you or heard your name.

And even now, I’m so amazed. 93 more words


Love Came Down at Christmas (Shawn Colvin)

We actually prepared way ahead of time for our Christmas Eve dinner. Since it’s just going to be my parents, my brother, and myself celebrating this year, we simplified everything and we got a head start. 254 more words


In The Bleak Midwinter - Christmas Songs 2016 Day 23

In The Bleak Midwinter has some of the finest poetry and music of all Christmas carols.
There may be better examples of theology, more memorable phrases and melodic hooks, but Rosetti’s words and Holst’s tune CRANHAM are superb from beginning to end. 9 more words