Category Archive: Folk Music

Aug 31 2015

Skipping ahead to SVFF 2015

I know I’m behind with my blog and I hope to get caught up soon with tales and photos of the trip to Leadville. I stepped out of the camper just now to see this and thought it was worth posting… The only lens I have with me is a 2.8 40mm “pancake” and I …

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Sep 02 2014

SVFF 2014 – And Then It Was Over

All the planning and preparing was done for Friday and the gates to the 2014 Shelter Valley Folk Festival opened at noon for campers to get set up and then the festival gates opened at 5pm to let everyone in. It’s now Tuesday, a full day has gone by since SVFF ended and I’m still …

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Aug 26 2014

I’m In The Mood For Music

This extended week, from last weekend until the end of next weekend, is a break from photography and a shift to music. So far so good too! The weekend behind was highlighted by the Greenbelt Harvest Festival which is the brainchild of Daniel Lanois. While only four years old it has a reputation for having …

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Jul 07 2014

Mariposa 2014 – Day 3

The weekend has flown by all too quickly! The weather has been awesome all weekend once we got past the cool Thursday afternoon / eve. It looks like it might be turning tonight though and the forecast has the lightning bolt icon attached to it. We have to hit the road before the big finale …

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Jul 06 2014

Mariposa 2014 – Day 2

All I can say is that the second day was even better than the first, which had been amazing. It started with lots of coffee and socializing. Comparing notes from the day before and talking about what sets, acts and bands we all liked. Then we had a request from the organizers for a #BusesAtMariposa …

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Jul 05 2014

Mariposa 2014 – Day 1

This music festival started over 50 years ago and I’ve never been to it. When it started, people like Gordon Lightfoot and Bob Dylan were just finding their stride. And I’ll be the first to admit that I don’t know nearly enough about the who’s and what’s that make up the history of the festival. …

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Sep 04 2012

From a Rock Star to a Legend and then a Folk Festival

My last entry was all about Lance. Since then another Armstrong has been in the news as he passed away, the one who was the first man on the moon. Don’t confuse the two, or mix them up with Neil Young as some of the media did as the news broke. I see people tripping …

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