A REMEMBRANCE By Tom Curren Dayle Stanley was one of the key performers in the Boston-Cambridge Folk Revival and was among the first women in folk music circles to become a singer-songwriter. She was an enormously gifted artist, popular throughout the East Coast, and her … [Read more...]
Keep The Folk Lamps Trimmed And Burning
Dear Friend, We hope that this letter finds you well and sheltering comfortably. The course that events that have taken since early this March has shaken all of our routines and expectations. There isn’t an aspect of our national lives that hasn’t had its weaknesses … [Read more...]
Can you help Folk New England?
Dear Friend; Sixty years or so ago, our lives were transformed by a combination of youth, enthusiasm, and music that can to be known as the Folk Revival. Here at Folk New England, a community of volunteers and supporters see to it that our musical inheritance is collected, … [Read more...]
Betsy Siggins Day
Boston Mayor Marty Walsh Proclaimed February 28th Betsy Siggins Day The Wang Theatre's Folk, Americana and Roots Hall of Fame featured a presentation from Mayor Walsh's office proclaiming yesterday "Betsy Siggins Day" in the city of Boston. The event not only honored … [Read more...]
Can you Help Folk New England?
Please click the yellow "Donate" button to help, thanks! Betsy Siggins and Tom Curren at U Mass Amherst We are writing today to ask your support of our work to remember, to honor, and to keep alive the folk music heritage of New England. Our collections embrace some of the … [Read more...]