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The Big Orange Tarp at Falcon Ridge 2016

by AlanRowoth on August 1, 2016

Inspired by a life changing visit to the Kerrville Folk Festival, I became obsessed (Possessed?) that every music festival needed a vibrant campground music scene. So I did my very first campground song circle at Falcon Ridge. I think the year was 1994. I knew the weather could be changeable, so I brought two or […]

Alan Rowoth at SERFA 2016

by AlanRowoth on May 16, 2016

I am looking forward to attending my first SERFA conference this week, down in Montreal North Carolina. I have been to most of the Folk Alliance Regional Conferences multiple times and they are always fun and a great way to meet people. The International Conference is so big that you can be there all week […]

SERFA Internet workshop handout 2016

by AlanRowoth on May 5, 2016

SERFA Tech Workshop 2016 This is a living document. Make use of the dozens of live links, leave me comments, and stop back now and then to check for updates. Create an Internet Identity and Master Social Media Technophobia? Get over it! Musicians have never been more empowered to control their careers. Building a following […]

Big Orange Tarp Showcase FAI 2016 rm552

by AlanRowoth on February 11, 2016

  I am very pleased to be partnering once again with Access Film Music for my Big Orange Tarp Showcases at the International Folk Alliance conference in Kansas City February 17-21, 2016. As usual, I have a killer lineup of artists to share with you. I will be hosting two rounds per night at 11pm […]

Alan Rowoth & Sally Johnson Present: The Big Orange Tarp Rm# 1425 at NERFA 2015

by AlanRowoth on November 10, 2015

Friday night 11:45-12:30a Fox Run invited covers with Annika Bennett, Stephanie Corby, Neale Eckstein, Kelly Ann Kerr, Matt Nakoa, Dan Navarro, Steve Postell, and Eric Schwartz 12:30-1a Eric Schwartz, Katrin, Honor Finnegan 1a-1:30a Ann Armstrong, Maria Brosgol, No Good Sister 1:30-2a Kelly Ann Kerr, Eric Lee, Dan Navarro 2-2:30a Dan Pelletier, Matt Nakoa, Annika Bennett […]

8 Reasons Falcon Ridge reminds me of Woodstock

by AlanRowoth on July 24, 2015

I was recently chatting with my pal Stuart Kabak, about the upcoming Falcon Ridge Folk Festival and somehow we drifted into reminiscing about Woodstock. (the original, not the wannabes) It was my first festival and I really didn’t know what to expect. A lot of people coming to Falcon Ridge for the first time, also […]

Rachael Kilgour- Artist Spotlight

by AlanRowoth on February 25, 2015

Folk Alliance is like old home week, but some of the most exciting moments come when we discover a great artist we were unaware of. This year’s Big Find for me was Duluth Songwriter Rachael Kilgour. I love her songs. Love her voice. She is very charismatic and unconsciously makes great singing faces. I totally […]

Louise Mosrie, Jim Photoglo, Dana Cooper, Jeff Black, Ann Armstrong & Steve Hughes

by AlanRowoth on February 18, 2015

Louise Mosrie, Jim Photoglo, Dana Cooper, Jeff Black, Ann Armstrong & Steve Hughes are the artists that round out this years FAI 2015 BOT showcase. I had intended to do individual blog posts on each of them, but a death in my family has consumed much of last week. I left these five until last […]

FAI2015 Harpeth Rising at the Big Orange Tarp

by AlanRowoth on February 18, 2015

Kicking off our Big Orange Tarp showcase at FAI with a bang, We’ll start out with Harpeth Rising, Lisa Aschmann, and Annika. Harpeth Rising is based near Nashville. Three smoking players and singers, classically trained, tearing it up with their own unique style. Don’t be late. #FAI2015 #Folk Here is their official Bio