Organizations & Related Links:
Albuquerque Arts Alliance: http://www.abqarts.org
The Albuquerque Dance Club: Swing and Country Western dancing. http://www.nmdance.com
AMP Concerts brings the best of world, folk, acoustic and Americana music to listening rooms around Albuquerque http://www.ampconcerts.org
Traditional and Bluegrass Music Association (SWT&BMA),
otherwise known around town as Southwest Pickers: http://www.southwestpickers.org
Annual New Mexico Dulcimer Festival focusing on mountain dulcimer and hammered dulcimer instruction and jamming, with additional instrument workshops, and concerts open to the general public. Nationally acclaimed Instructors and performers. The New Mexico Dulcimer Assocation may provide other dulcimer activities throughout the year as well. www.nmdulcfest.com/
Storytellers of New Mexico (STNM) supports and encourages the preservation of the history, knowledge and art of storytelling www.infoway.org/STNM
Main Stage performers at the 2009 Folk Festival:
Boulder Acoustic Society: Eclectic. boulderacousticsociety.net/
Main Stage performers at the 2008 Folk Festival:
Bryan Bowers: Autoharp master. bryanbowers.com
Le Chat Lunatique: Gypsy swing. www.lechatlunatique.com
Los Primos: Not exactly a mariachi band. www.theseranata.com
Niños Flamencos: Flamenco. conservatory.nationalinstituteofflamenco.org
Syd Masters & The Swing Riders: Western Swing. www.sydmasters.com
The Wilders: Old-time country, bluegrass, hillbilly. wilderscountry.com
Main Stage performers at the 2007 Folk Festival:
Antonia Apodaca with Bayou Seco playing traditional music from New Mexico. Bayou Seco: www.bayouseco.com
Boulder Acoustic Society: American Roots music with the edge of punk rock and the grace of chamber music. www.boulderacousticsociety.net
Daybreak Express: Teenage bluegrass. daybreakexpress.info
Elliott's Ramblers: Great old Bluegrass in a Brand New Way. myelliottsramblers.com
Jonathan Edwards: Folk-rock legend. www.jonathanedwards.net
Ronald Roybal: Native American flute and guitar. www.roybal.bigstep.com
Main Stage performers at the 2006 Folk Festival:
Black Eagle from the Pueblo of Jemez in New Mexico, visit their web site at http://www.blackeagle1989.com
Ronstadt, Ramírez Santa Cruz River Band: E-Mail: info@RonstadtRamirez.com or visit their web site at: http://www.ronstadtramirez.com Beautiful, intriguing and powerful music filled with history and the mystical lore of the Great American Southwest.
Sandia Hots: Contact the band through Scott Mathis via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Craft Guilds participating in the festival:
|NM Quilters Assoc.||email@example.com|
|American Sewing Guildfirstname.lastname@example.org||http://www.asgalbuquerque.org|
|NM Crochet Guildemail@example.com|
|Dropped Stitch Knitters Guild||256-0829|
|Las Aranas Spinners & Weaversfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|NM Bead Society||899-3982||Jewelrybytricia@cs.com||http://www.newmexicobeadsociety.org/|
|Rio Grande Woodcarvers||CJMeyer@salud.unm.edu|
|Turquoise Trail Chapter of the Embroiderers' Guiltemail@example.com|
Performers from previous festivals:
Atomic Grass: email Phil@inetserv.com Bluegrass.
Elliott's Ramblers: Contact Elliott Rogers at email: firstname.lastname@example.org a high energy, pick your fingers to the bone, bluegrass & folk band based out of Albuquerque.
Fiasco Brothers: http://shorock.com/folk/fiasco, Bluegrass: "When you can't afford the very best!"
Foxfire Bluegrass: http://www.foxfirebluegrass.com The Haisman family from Farmington - A great young (an understatement) bluegrass band that has wowed audiences at the Santa Fe Bluegrass Festival and the Durango Meltdown.
Higher Ground: http://www.highergroundbluegrass.com, Bluegrass
C. Daniel Boling & Perfectly Stable Music: http://www.danielboling.com, Local singer, songwriter.
Michael Hearne & South by Southwest: Contact Michael at email: email@example.com,, or visit his web site at: www.michaelhearne.com "Southwestern Americana" music that you just have to dance to.
Rusty Strings and the Flat Tones: http://www.cnetco.com/~kashworth, Acoustic-folkadelic-country blues & rockabilly-bluegrass band from the Four Corners area.
Walt Michael: http://www.waltmichael.com, Hammer Duclimer