Category Archives: Artist showcase

Alan Rowoth/Big Orange Tarp – FAI 2020 Rm 1227

by AlanRowoth on January 20, 2020

This is the first time I have run a full showcase schedule at FAI. The lineup is incredible, featuring over 120 of the finest musicians I know. Many wonderful Canadian artists, guests from Cuba, Spain, Ireland, Australia and more. Great singers, virtuoso instrumentalists, and incredible songwriters. They range in age from 12 to 70+ and […]

Vote Now in the Board Election

by AlanRowoth on November 23, 2019

A number of people have complained that they are having trouble trying to vote for me in the ongoing Folk Alliance Board Election. I just did a dozen text searches of the website and there is very little information regarding the board election, no announcement of the final slate of candidates or information on voting […]

Alan Rowoth & Sally Johnson Present: Big Orange Tarp – NERFA 2019 Fiske Rm

by AlanRowoth on November 5, 2019

I’ve been crazy busy this summer. I wanted to do my usual post with all live links to the artists websites, but I just ran out of time. You guys know how to use google. Anyway, Sally and I are super excited about all the fine talent we get to present to you this year!  […]

The Big Orange Tarp at Falcon Ridge 2019

by AlanRowoth on June 30, 2019

We are thrilled to be returning once again to the Falcon Ridge Folk Festival, this time to celebrate their 31st Anniversary. We play music under the BOT Wednesday-Sunday evenings and often well into the night. Wednesday and Sunday are Open Circles, starting around dusk. Thu, Fri, and Saturday we start with feature rounds and go […]

The Big Orange Tarp at Folk Alliance International-Montreal 2019

by AlanRowoth on January 28, 2019

  In the Access Film Blue Room, Rm 469 I’m super psyched about my showcase lineup for Montreal. Partnering again with Access Film Music in their blue room. I’m not super psyched about the tiny hotel rooms.My usual audience is not going to fit into the room, I encourage you to come early to get […]

Alan Rowoth & Sally Johnson Present: NERFA2018 BOT Showcase.

by AlanRowoth on November 2, 2018

Fiske Room (Big Orange Tarp showcase) I will update this with artist links before the conference. Fri aft 2-2:45 Zoe Mulford, Emily White, Marc Douglas Berardo 2:45-3:30 Black Feathers, Emerald Rae, Jude Roberts 3:30-4:15 Alyssa Dan, Quentin Callewaert, Fiora Laina 4:15-5:00 Ronny Cox and the Heather Pierson Trio Fri nite 11:45-12:30 Neale Eckstein and friends […]

Big Orange Tarp at FARM 2018

by AlanRowoth on October 24, 2018

It’s been nearly 20 years since I attended Folk Alliance Regional Midwest (FARM). It was pretty anemic in those early days. (No juried showcases, no presenter presence…) it fell off of my annual calendar. But when I won conference admission in a raffle last year, I knew it was time to give it another try. […]