For over 50 years folksinger & songwriter Tom Rush has captivated and delighted audiences with his music. Considered the original troubadour, Rush helped put Joni Mitchell, James Taylor and Jackson Brown in the limelight after doing covers of their early work.
Tom Rush will be performing at The Bennington Center for the Arts this Saturday Sept 29th at 8PM. He spoke with WAMC’s Katie Britton about his career, and how he bridges the gap between his folk roots, and the younger generations.
WAMC’s folk music program, “The Hudson River Sampler,” has been hosted by Wanda Fischer on the WAMC airwaves since September 18, 1982 and is one of the longest, continuously-running radio programs in the Northeast, hitting the 30-year mark with an on-air celebration planned for Saturday, September 15 from 8-10 pm. We welcome Wanda to the show to talk about her show's big 3-0!
Adirondack Theatre Festival concludes its 18th summer season with a celebration of the Woody Guthrie Centennial: Woody Sez, a musical tapestry of the American folk hero’s life and songs. The show will be onstage at the Charles R. Wood Theater from July 19–21 and July 25–28.
Folk singer, Melanie, is performing with her son, Beau Jarred, at the Bearsville Theater in Woodstock, NY on Saturday, June 2nd. Here we speak with her about her new album; the loss of her husband and manager, Peter, last year; and - of course- Woodstock '69.