Photo by Lee Pellegrini, Boston College
It's a tuneful podcast as we go to the heart of Irish music with Seamus Connolly.
Photo by Strauss Peyton Studios
NEA Chairman Jane Chu talks about her ideas for the agency and the place of the arts in her own life.
Photo by Michael G. Stewart
In Translation: Verónica Castillo expands a traditional Mexican art form, the Tree of Life, to express the need for social justice in the 21st century.
Photo © Gene Tomko
Louisiana Swamp blues singer, composer and pianist Carol Fran looks back at her 60-year career.
Photo by Allison Whitener
Sacred Harp singer David Ivey both preserves the tradition and widens the circle. [32:47]
Photo by Kim Dryden
In the second part of a two-part interview, we hear Sheila as storyteller and learn about some of the folks who lived in Sodom, North Carolina. [29:49]
Photo by Susan Moore
Singer, musician and storyteller Sheila Kay Adams talks about (and sings) songs brought over from England, Scotland, and Ireland in the mid-17th century and kept alive by the people in the mountains of North Carolina. [32:38]
The 78th Old Fiddlers' Convention in Galax, Virginia. Where music happens on and off the stage. [32:13]
Photo courtesy of the Castro Family
16 year-old Daisy Castro gets to the heart of gypsy jazz. [28:00]
Photo courtesy of the Woody Guthrie Archives
Pete Seeger returns to talk about his music and its roots. [31:50]