The History of The Cambridge Folk Festival

The Cambridge Folk Festival is a very popular festival on the folk circuit despite the eclectic mix of musicians that actually play the festival. Many of the acts are not actually folk bands, but that is part of the attraction. People who visit the festival get to see some of the biggest names in folk, but there is also something for their friends who may not be big folk fans….

April 21, 2016
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The Cambridge Folk Festival – Its History

The Cambridge Folk Festival is a very popular festival on the folk circuit despite the eclectic mix of musicians that actually play the festival. Many of the acts are not actually folk bands, but that is part of the attraction. People who visit the festival get to see some of the biggest names in folk, but there is also something for their friends who may not be big folk fans….

April 21, 2016
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Folk Festivals Are Perfect For The Entire Family

Recently the popularity of folk music festivals has grown. More and more people are understanding that folk festivals are not just for folk music fans. People understand that folk music festivals feature a wide range of music and entertainment. The majority of folk music festivals take place near towns or cities, so are great for a weekend away. Lots of the cities folk festivals are held near to are historical,…

April 21, 2016
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The Rise of Electric Folk

Electric folk is a form of folk rock pioneered in the UK during the late 60s. Pentangle, Fairport Convention & Steeleye Span were the most famous of the early Electric Folk bands. They began as conventional folk bands that later started playing electric instruments and writing their own songs. Electric folk began by taking traditional British folk songs changing their structure and playing them on different instruments, some of which…

April 21, 2016
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Korea Drums: The Instrument Of Modern Folk Music

Drums have been a part of Korean culture for approximately two thousand years. Paintings from the period of the Three Kingdoms of Korea (57 BCE – 668 CE) still exist that depict drums being used to accompany dancers. Although only two types of barrel drum, or “buk” in Korean, are depicted in those paintings, modern Korean culture boasts over a dozed different types of drums of varying construction, size and…

April 21, 2016
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Common Benefits of Approaching Online store for Getting the Best Australian Folk Music Collection

Are you passionate about music? Is music in your blood? Are you searching for the best and attractive range of music collection? Approaching an online music store will serve you with the best results in terms of finding the music CDs and DVDs of your own choice. By visiting the online music store of Australian Folk Music, you will not only get the proper collection of a variety of music…

April 21, 2016
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