The St. Louis Folk & Roots Festival returns September 25-28 to Grand Center. With a full schedule and lineup, the festival promises to be packed with great music and activities for all.
Among up-and-coming old-time and Americana artists, Betse Ellis is surely one of the most versatile. A deft songwriter, accomplished fiddler and a moving singer, Ellis draws on influences ranging from John Hartford to the Clash. "Golden Road," from her 2013 album "High Moon Order," finds the Kansas City-based musician in a reflective, lush, pedal steel-dappled mood.
Each month, this site features numerous photography pieces based on the work of the intrepid members of KDHX's pool of volunteer photographers.
"American music is alive and well. This is the new classical music," Pokey LaFarge emphasized partway through his first-ever concert with Ryan Spearman. Appropriate, since they were celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Folk School of St. Louis at the Sheldon on December 1 (an event welcomed by KDHX).