An administrator says students at Perkins School for the Blind take particular inspiration from blind musicians such as folk guitarist Doc Watson, who died May 29.
The legendary folk singer will participate in a Storytellers benefit this week at Sanders Theatre in Cambridge. She talked with WGBH about her new memoir, Sweet Judy Blue Eyes: My Life in Music.
A new documentary film, For the Love of the Music, charts the evolution of Club 47 from a Jazz oasis to a launching pad for the American folk music revival.(Photo: facebook.com/Club47Film)
Singer-songwriter Carole King started young: She was just 15 when she founded a doo-wop group with her high school classmates. The act never took off, but King eventually became one of the biggest-selling artists of all time. She tells the story of her career so far in a new memoir, A Natural Woman.
Celebrating St. Patrick's Day
Brian O'Donovan, WGBH host of the weekly radio show A Celtic Sojourn, on connecting to traditional Irish music.
What to do this weekend? There's the movie "My Week With Marilyn," the new play "Captors" and the all-string group Childsplay's annual series of concerts.
A Celtic Sojourn
The Takács Quartet, Muzsikás, and Márta Sebestyén take us into the soul of the Hungarian composer's music.
Continuing a WGBH tradition, Brian O'Donovan hosts music from Boarding House Park in Lowell, MA during the Lowell Folk Festival.
When I was a little girl my friends and I dreamed one day our Fairy Godmother would appear, wave her magic wand, and turn us into Cinderella. That never happened – alas – but along the way to living my life the Food Fairy appeared, sprinkled me with oregano, and said, “Henceforth, you shall be known