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.

Minstrel cancels Sept. 12 concert in Morris Township

UNDER THE WEATHER: Finest Kind. The trio's Minstrel show is canceled because of illness.

Best wishes to singer Shelly Posen, who is under the weather.

Lords of Liechtenstein and Jean Rohe, local favorites, get shot at folk fame at Falcon Ridge

Noah and Dan Rauchwerk, a.k.a. The Lords of Liechtenstein, get down at The Minstrel. Photo by Kevin Coughlin

The Lords of Liechtenstein and Jean Rohe, favorites at The Minstrel in Morris Township, will perform Friday at Falcon Ridge on a stage that has launched many folk music careers.

From Colbert Show to The Minstrel, Erik Frandsen spreads cultural understanding

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With apologies to our Viking friends. Erik Frandsen, at The Minstrel.

Cliff Eberhardt and the greatest love of all, from The Minstrel in Morris Township

Cliff Eberhardt at The Minstrel in Morris Township. Photo by Kevin Coughlin

It’s not what you think. Singer Cliff Eberhardt kept listeners on their musical toes last week at The Minstrel.

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

Summer Solstice Sunrise over Stonehenge 2005. Photo: Solipsist via Wikipedia.com

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.

Dugan’s Hooligans have mini-reunion in Morristown

SEMI-REUNION: Half of Dugan's Hooligans, siblings Connor and Sharlys Leszczuk Dugan, after gig at St. Peter's Episcopal Church in Morristown. Photo by Kevin Coughlin

Remember Dugan’s Hooligans, the popular family quartet from Madison? Siblings Connor and Sharlys made a rare appearance together on Sunday in Morristown.

A three-day vacation? For $200? ‘Acoustic Getaway’ even includes guitar great Frank Vignola, May 23-25

A three-day vacation? For $200?  ‘Acoustic Getaway’ even includes guitar great Frank Vignola, May 23-25

Performance anxiety? Frank Vignola promises to cure you in his guitar workshops at the Folk Project Acoustic Getaway, described as a ‘three-day vacation for $200.’

Only on MG: A love song for Wile E. Coyote

Only on MG: A love song for Wile E. Coyote

A love song for Wile E. Coyote? You heard it here first.