We connect and support people in building and sustaining vibrant communities through participatory dance, music, and song traditions that have roots in English and North American culture.
New and Noteworthy
Please join us on Zoom on Saturday, April 17, 2021 at 2pm Eastern as we celebrate our 2021 Lifetime Contribution Award winner, David Kaynor! Learn more about the event, view the digital scrapbook, and RSVP here to receive the Zoom link.
Julie Vallimont's guest this week is guitarist Owen Morrison, known for his driving rhythm and virtuosic flat-picking in well-loved bands such as Elixir, The Figments, and the Morrison Brothers. They dive into Owen’s musical background and his youth in the midst of the rich music and dance scene of Charlottesville, Virginia.
Cate Clifford presents "A Pilgrim's Way," a love letter to humanity that she hopes will lighten your heart. The song was based on a poem by Rudyard Kipling and set to music by Peter Bellamy.
This season's issue is now available to download as a PDF, view as a flipbook, or read online as individual articles.
In our most recent Web Chat for organizers, we talked about how the pandemic has altered our communities' needs and how we can best get ready for dancing, singing, and making music together - including the latest information on vaccines. Email us with questions.