« Week of October 31, 2010 »
Start: 10/31/2010 2:00 pm

As an exciting part of the Freight's educational program for traditional/roots music, "closet musicians," grouped into bands, have been busy this fall honing their performance skills in a weekly series of Take the Stage band performance workshops created by Nell Robinson Music.

Start: 11/03/2010 8:00 pm

Rita Hosking was raised in the mountains of eastern Shasta County, Northern California, where she internalized dusty woodsheds, the scent of springwater, and the troubles of rural economies. Her soulful, bluegrass-tinged songs convey mountain life in the West with a sinewy voice that evokes the power of people and a deep sense of place. Rita's latest CD, Come Sunrise, won the 2010 Independent Music Awards' Peoples Choice Award, as well as being nominated for Best Country Album.

Start: 11/04/2010 8:00 pm

Eileen IversDubbed a "sensation" by Billboard magazine and "the Jimi Hendrix of the violin" by The New York Times, Eileen Ivers is a great innovator in the Celtic and world music genres.

Start: 11/05/2010 8:00 pm

One of the most esteemed and influential groups in contemporary bluegrass, Blue Highway has spent the past 14 years building a reputation for inspired songwriting and adventurous musicianship, as the group explores the frontiers of bluegrass.

Start: 11/06/2010 8:00 pm

An enigmatic singer-songwriter, master guitarist, and a powerful, evocative singer, Richard Shindell keeps his listeners on their toes with his rapid shifts between the bitterly comic and the profoundly spiritual.