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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 FarWest 2017

by AlanRowoth on October 3, 2017

I’m very excited to be attending my first FarWest Folk Alliance Regional Conference this coming weekend in Bellevue, Washington. It’s the only Folk Alliance Region I have never attended. I will be hosting a Guerilla showcase in partnership with Access Film Music in their Blue Room #647 Friday 11:30p-12am Beth Wood, Nathaniel Talbot, James Lee […]

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 […]

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

RM 1421 – Alan Rowoth & Sally Johnson Present: The BOT NERFA 2014

by AlanRowoth on October 27, 2014

Hooray! We got our room number. 1421 Paula Moore, Sally Johnson, Sandy Thatcher, Andy Moore at a prior NERFA Sally and I are super excited about our showcases at this year’s NERFA conference. We have incredible performers coming, not just from the Northeast, but from Texas, California, Nashville, Chicago, and elsewhere. This also marks the […]


by AlanRowoth on October 6, 2014

Big Orange Tarp showcases are Juried under a variety of criteria. We don’t accept submissions, per se, but are glad to know who you are. You are welcome to drop us an email at with a couple of web links we can review. Our policy is never to showcase artists we have not seen […]