In my sophomore high school year, my family moved from the house we had been renting in the suburbs to a five-acre homestead in the country. Whereas previously we had lived within walking distance of primary, middle, and high schools, henceforth my siblings and I would ride the bus.
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At first glance, one could be forgiven for dismissing twenty-five-year-old singer-songwriter Josh Okeefe as a mere pasticheur. An internet image search reveals his penchant for dressing like a certain Robert Zimmerman (a.k.a. Bob Dylan),
Despite the band name, And Then There Were Two does not comprise two members. The band numbers three: singer Amy Carlin Lee, singer and guitarist Austin K. Haworth, and percussionist Chad Varnell.
Members of the Guthrie family performed a musical showcase at Okemah’s St. Paul’s United Methodist Church on Saturday afternoon of the 2018 festival. First up was Serena Guthrie, Woody Guthrie’s
Woodyfest held its innaugural Woodyfest Youth Songwriting/Showcase Competition in 2018. The showcase featured performers age sixteen or younger. Master of Ceremonies and regular Woodyfest performer
The Woody Guthrie Folk Festival has provided a variety of children’s programming over the years. Last year the festival expanded from just organizing kids’ concerts to also hosting youth workshops. On festival Friday, Woodyfest artists Joe Baxter and John Williams
Brad Lauretti has been wandering. Originally from Brooklyn, then based in Florida, now calling Nashville home, Lauretti rarely sleeps in his own bed. The frontman for This Frontier Needs Heroes tours constantly: in the last three years he’s played 226 shows, ranging from one end of the continental United States
Ellis Paul loves Woody. Of the Woody Guthrie tattoo on his right shoulder, he says it’s the only thing he could put on his body that would be like a badge of who he was. It was that tattoo, along with a chance 1996 meeting with Nora Guthrie