Why Even Bother??? (with contests, conferences, and music festivals)

by AlanRowoth on May 10, 2018

This is a conversation I have had innumerable times with my musician friends, but I don’t think I have ever blogged it. i commented on a Facebook post today by my friend Neale Eckstein and got a resonant response to it, so I decided maybe I should flesh it out a little. I get it, […]

Big Orange Tarp Showcases Rm 552 FAI 2018

by AlanRowoth on January 20, 2018

Sandie Reilly and I are super excited for our BOT showcases at the upcoming Folk Alliance International Conference in Kansas City. Partnering once again with Access Film Music with assistance from Grassy Hill. All of these performers are super strong and ready to headline your venue. Click on the artist name to visit their websites. […]

Big Orange Tarp NERFA 2016 Twain Room

by AlanRowoth on November 10, 2016

Alan Rowoth & Sally Johnson Present: The Big Orange Tarp Sponsored by Grassy Hill Twain Room NERFA 2016 Showcase Lineup Friday night 11:45-12:30a Fox Run (Neale Eckstein w/Stephanie Corby, David Glaser, Ali Handel, Shannon Hawley, Dan Navarro, Eric Schwartz, and Bethel Steele) 12:30-1a Eric Schwartz, Cliff Eberhardt, Louise Mosrie 1a-1:30a Rachael Kilgour, Kate Copeland, Uncle […]

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 […]

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 […]