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Folkstage is an uninterrupted, one-hour concert featuring some of the best traditional and singer-songwriter talent in folk music. The live concerts can be heard Saturday’s at 8 PM on WFMT, immediately preceding The Midnight Special. Nancy Beaudette will be in the studio on Saturday, November 23rd. About 26 concerts per year are broadcast live from our studio […]

Moonlit Pond Records is excited to announce a new partnership with The Bull Run Restaurant in Shirley, MA. “Kerrville North – Singer Songwriter Series” will include artists who have been finalists or winners in the esteemed Grassy Hill New Folk Songwriter Competition, held annually as part of the Kerrville Folk Festival in Texas since 1972. […]

Louisa Branscomb‘s 2019 release is a contender in the first round of voting for a Grammy. She is nominated in two catagories, Best Bluegrass Album and Best American Roots Performance.  This is a spectacular recording which is currently at the top of the bluegrass and roots music charts.  I’m really proud to have one of […]

I met Louisa Branscomb at a festival a few years back, and we’ve been friends and co-writers ever since. I’m so thrilled to have our song “End Of The Line” included on Louisa’s new CD release, “Gonna Love Anyway”. Bluegrass fans will surely know the song, “Steel Rails”, recorded by Alison Krauss in 1990 which […]

From the moment I set foot on Quiet Valley Ranch, I knew I was in for a truly rare and exceptional weekend. At the Kerrville Folk Festival registration building, I was given a special button that said, “Performer”, and among festival goers, the prestige of being a “NEW FOLK ARTIST” was the equivalent of rock […]

The Kerrville Folk Festival is held at the Quiet Valley Ranch in the beautiful Texas Hill Country and is celebrated by a community who considers itself family, returning year after year since 1972.  During the 18-day Festival, as many as 30,000 guests come from all over the world to experience the magic we simply call […]

I feel so fortunate to be a creativity coach and I have the most amazing clients. Recently I had an opportunity to produce an EP for one such client, Jan. Our collaboration has been going on for a few years now, and Jan’s songs are so great we knew the next step was to book […]

I’ve been part of the South East Regional Folk Alliance family for a few years now, and so I’m honored to have been selected for an OFFICIAL SHOWCASE this year. As such, I’ll play a few of my songs for the entire conference on Saturday, May 18th in Chattanooga, TN. I’ll also be performing a […]

Staying Creative I’d like to do morning pages every day, but I’ve never been that disciplined. Object writing is a fabulous practice, and I do this often, but not daily. I love stream-writing, but I have to be in a particular mood. In the Artist’s Estate, (chapter three of our book), Laura and I talk about […]