Photos for 2019
Here are more snapshots of recent performances, taken as we find an opportunity. These smaller shots link to denser, uncropped originals.
Pat Humphries of the duo Emma’s Revolution shared songs and stories of Pete Seeger on May 4, for his 100th birthday.
Violinist and santur player Briana Di Mara opened our On-Air Folk Festival on April 13. She was joined by Gari Hegedus on saz and oud and by Josh Mellinger on tabla, cajon, and frame drum. Briana brings her own original approach to Celtic, Balkan, Turkish, and Arabic musics.
The duo Paper Wings next shared their old-time styles. They are Wilhelmina Frankzerda, guitar and fiddle, and Emily Mann, banjo.
Miko Marks closed our portion of the festival with her original country music. She was accompanied by Victor Campos.
Frankie Gavin, fiddler famed for his work with the historic Irish revival band De Dannan, joined us on February 16.
Todd Denman (left) and Tim Hill (below) of the San Francisco Pipers’ Club demonstrated old and new styles of the Irish uilleann pipes for us on February 9.