Toot sweet: L’il Rev and his talking harmonica at Acoustic Getaway

Toot sweet: L’il Rev and his talking harmonica at Acoustic Getaway

Who knew an orchestra was hiding inside a $10 slab of tin?

A song for Indigenous People’s Day, from the Jammin’ Divas at Acoustic Getaway

The Jammin' Divas perform at the Folk Project Acoustic Getaway. From left: Hadar Noiberg, Nicole Zuraitis, Aoife Clancy and Kath Buckell. Photo by Kevin Coughlin

The Folk Project’s Acoustic Getaway blended foot-stomping fun with reflective moments like this.

One-day ‘Guitar University’ is just part of Acoustic Getaway Weekend, Oct. 10-12

Toby Walker will perform and give workshops at the Folk Project's fall 2014 Acoustic Getaway.

Looking for something different over the Columbus Day weekend? The Acoustic Getaway offers great twang for the buck.

Uke New Jersey Too: Holiday guarantees with no strings attached, Aug. 29-30 in Morris Township

Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer will perform at Uke New Jersey Too in Morris Township over the Labor Day weekend.

The Folk Project is offering insurance against a soggy Labor Day Weekend: Uke New Jersey Too, a festival celebrating the sunniest of instruments.

Summer’s here…so let’s sing of spring, with Julie Gold

Summer Solstice Sunrise over Stonehenge 2005. Photo: Solipsist via

What better way to welcome summer than with a song for spring, the AWOL season?

Fiery fretboards: The flying fingers of Frank and Vinny light up Jersey woods

Fiery fretboards: The flying fingers of Frank and Vinny light up Jersey woods

Sparks were flying from the fretboards of Frank Vignola and Vinny Raniolo at last month’s Folk Project Acoustic Getaway. Just as fun were a pair of workshops from these two guitar wizards.

A song for Roscoe, the Bedbug-Sniffing Dog

Everybody loves Roscoe. Well, almost everybody.

Here’s a little ditty to get your week off to a humorous start.

Want to join the folk music scene? Mini-conference in Chatham can get you started, April 5

Marci Geller is among the showcase performers scheduled for a music conference in Chatham on April 5, 2014.

Ever fancied a career as a folk-singer? A conference in Chatham may help you discover if you have what it takes.

Folk Project Fall Fest: More music than you can shake a stick at

Patty Larkin and Beppe Gambetta will close out the Folk Project Fall Fest, 2 pm, Oct. 13, 2013. Photo by Kevin Coughlin

If you hurry on Sunday, you can catch a great concert in the woods. Patty Larkin and Beppe Gambetta close the Folk Project Fall Festival.

First Uke NJ fest leaves Morris Township crowd primed for more

James Hill and Anne Davison perform at the first Uke New Jersey festival. Photo by Adam Casadevall

By Adam Casadevall As the first Uke New Jersey festival drew to a close on Saturday, organizer Scooter Ferguson summed it up by borrowing a phrase from Dr. Seuss: “Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened.” Smiles were in abundance at the Morristown Unitarian Fellowship in Morris Township after  Celtic Spirit, James Hill [...]