This Quarter


ere are our weekly listings for the spring months. Watch this list for further details to be filled in and other possible updates.

4/4 Shelter from the Storm: Songs of darkness and hope in the face of the coronavirus threat. Music by Dougie MacLean, Rhiannon Giddens, Laura Love, Eliza Gilkyson, and Carrie Newcomer.
4/11 Spring Songs: Seasonal notes from Donovan, Anne Hills, the Pentangle, Bruce Cockburn, Tish Hinojosa, Rising Appalachia, Peia Luzzi, New York band Mamalama.
4/16 New and Recent Releases: The latest by Celtic artists Marla Fibish, Seamus Egan, and Gatehouse. Also, new releases in American roots by Cajun fiddler Michael Doucet, accordion master Guy Klucevsek, young guitar whiz Molly Tuttle, ukulele master Jake Shimabukaro.
4/25 Earth Day: Songs to help us feel our bond with the natural world.
5/2 Tim O’Brien & The Crossing: A live concert recorded several years ago at the Freight & Salvage.
5/9 Latin Mix: Music from Mexico, Colombia, Argentina, Chile, Peru, Spain, and Portugal.
5/16 TBA
5/23 Michele Flannery guest hosts.
5/30 England: The Pentangle reunion concerts, recent work by Fairport Convention, traditional balladeers and contemporary singer-songwriters.
6/6 Preview of the San Francisco Free Folk Festival: Showcasing a few of the many musicians who will take part in the free folk festival on June 13th, 12 noon to 10 P.M. at Everett Middle School.
6/13 To the Sea: Dreams of the ocean from Cathie Ryan, Martha Tilston, Forestt from Israel, Quetzal from East LA, and the old Pacific Northwest band Children of the Revolution.
6/20 The Classical/Folk Connection: Exploring the intersections where folk meets classical—music by mandolin master Simon Mayer, The Kronos Quartet, Jordi Saval, the Anonymous 4, Night Tree, Aidan O’Rourke, Fire & Grace & Ash, Yo Yo Ma & The Silk Road Ensemble, Barry Phillips, Tony McManus.
6/27 TBA

The rule of no realm is mine, but all worthy things that are in peril as the world now stands, those are my care. And for my part, I shall not wholly fail in my task if anything passes through this night that can still grow fair or bear fruit and flower again in days to come. For I too am a steward. Did you not know?
—Gandalf, speaking to Denethor, Steward of Gondor