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...]
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...]
2018 UMass Library Fall Reception
September 19, 2018 A celebration of the donation of the archives of Folk New England to the UMass Amherst Libraries Special Collections and University Archives. Features a full performance by Jim Rooney and Friends. Folk New England Chair Tom Curren shares his thoughts: We … [Read more...]
Can You Help Folk New England?
Folk New England has joined forces with the University of Massachusetts Special Collections Department About six decades ago, a movement began here in New England that has served to inspire our vision and enrich our lives throughout all the ensuing years. During a time of … [Read more...]