Folk music

http://www.lulawiles.com/news

Long before they were in a band together, the members of Lula Wiles — Isa Burke, Eleanor Buckland and Mali Obomsawin — were singing folk songs and trading fiddle tunes at camp in Maine. Their new album, “What Will We Do,” came out earlier this year. They join Maine Calling to play a few songs off the album and talk about their influences and what’s next for the band.


downeastmaine.com

Next weekend, 100,000 people will descend on the Bangor waterfront to take in music that has evolved over centuries. The three day American Folk Festival will feature 15 performers playing all sorts of styles, from Texas Blues to Gospel to Zimbabwe vocal harmony. But what exactly is it that makes folk music..folk music? Keith Shortall spoke with a Maine folklorist about some of the common stories that are sometimes hidden from the average ear.

https://americanfolkfestival.com/

The latest happenings from the world of folk music, in advance of the American Folk Festival in Bangor.