I met “Princess of Twang” Nancy Apple in 2013, my first year volunteering to document the Woody Guthrie Folk Festival. I had photographed her earlier in the day and happened to sit next to her at the communal dinner held backstage at the Pastures of Plenty.
Wink Burcham will return to Woodyfest for the seventh time in 2021. His previous appearance was in 2019, which we’ve previously written about.
Dan Weber is the only songwriter in the history of the Woody Guthrie Folk Festival to have pulled off the hat trick of winning the first-, second-, and third-place prizes in the Woody Guthrie Songwriting contest.
Today’s post presents a photo gallery comprising images I captured in various backstage areas at the 2014 Woody Guthrie Folk
As in years past, Woodyfest 14 showcased three songwriting contest winners. Thursday evening at the Pastures of Plenty Stage kicked off with dr. Lori Holyfield
Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: in 2001, a schoolteacher on a large Blackfoot reserve in southern Alberta quit his job to become a folk musician. Ba-doom-pah!
In 2013, Lance Canales and his band, the Flood, covered Woody Guthrie’s song “Refugee.” Guthrie wrote the song shortly after the 1948 plane wreck at Los Gatos