Crossroads: Crossroads is a membership-supported organization devoted to creating resources for acoustic, folk, roots & world music business professionals.

Gavin Music

Sugar Hill Records 1998 Label of the Year

Brandywine Old-Time Music: a non-profit organization that is dedicated to the preservation and presentation of the traditional music of the United States known as "old time" music: fiddle, banjo and string band music, particularly that of the Southern Appalachian mountains; classic early country music; and also including bluegrass

The Ark: NON-PROFIT organization dedicated to presenting a wide spectrum of music genres. In addition to its mission of keeping the American musical traditions of folk and bluegrass alive, The Ark is a leader in the presentation of music from around the world, including British Isles, Celtic, African, Latin, American, Eastern European, and Caribbean.

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts: The Millennium Stage: Part of the Performing Arts for Everyone Initiative; Free Performances Every Day, No Tickets Required, Performance Time: 6 p.m.

The Institute of Musical Traditions: a non-profit organization, dedicated to preserving and promoting traditional music and folk arts. While promoting the work of internationally renowned artists, this organization also supports the "emerging artist" community in metropolitan Washington.

Theater at Lime Kiln: Creates, presents and tours works reflecting the indigenous stories and music of its region and diligently seeks all segements of the populace as its audience.

Footworks Percussive Dance Ensemble: directed by Eileen Carson, this non-profit organization is noted for popularizing traditional Appalachian clogging, and was one of the first teams to carry the form from competition stages to performing arts venues. Their unique theatre productions are presented in such venues as The Kennedy Center, The Lincoln Center, and The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall.

Common Ground On The Hill: a traditional music and arts organization whose purpose is to offer a qyality learning experience with master musicians, artists, writers and crafts people while exploring ultural diversity in search of a "common ground" among ethnic, gender, age and racial groups.

The Mainstage Coffee House Foundation: a non-profit corporation dedicated to bringing high quality musical performances to MT. KISCO, N.Y.


Folk Alliance: The Folk Alliance, North American Folk Music and Dance Alliance, is an umbrella service organization for individuals and organizations who are actively participating in and supportive of folk music, dance, and storytelling in North America.

Bluemont Concert Series A nonprofit corporation presentING a wide variety of community event programs such as concerts, oldtime country dances, and special events around 68 communities in northwest and central Virginia.

Colorscape Chenango Arts Festival: located in the heart of central New York, the Chenango County Courthouse provides a backdrop for Colorscape Arts Festival's NBT Main Stage. The festival features acoustic musicians arranged by the Night Eagle Cafe, along with an exhibition of gallery quality fine artists.

CLEARWATER Hudson River Sloop: Clearwater conducts environmental education, advocacy programs and celebrations to protect the Hudson River, its tributaries and related bodies of water, and to create awareness of the estuary«s complex relationship with the coastal zone.

South Dakota Friends of Traditional Music: Sponsoring The Annual Sioux River Folk Festival

Humboldt Folklife Society: not-for-profit organization that promotes folk music, dance, crafts and other folk arts of many cultures in Humboldt County, California.

Redwood Bluegrass Associates: a non-profit organization serving the San Francisco Bay area to promote bluegrass and related acoustic music through concerts and workshops

San Diego Folk Heritage a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and promoting the folk arts in Southern California, as well as also a co-sponsor of the Sea Chantey Festival on board the "Star of India", and the Train Song Festival

Kanawha Valley Friends Of Old Time Music and Dance: Serving Charleston, West Virginia and the Greater Kanahwa Valley in traditional music and dance since 1981.

Tidewater Friends of Folk Music: a non-profit organization formed to advance, preserve, and promote "traditional" and "contemporary" folk music in the communities of southeastern Virginia

Full Moon Folk Club: non-profit society committed to producing folk music events which feature top quality acts as well as up and coming artists in a comfortable (smoke-free) club setting - all at an affordable price. Edmonton, Alberta

WMMT: The station's transmitter sits on the state line atop Pine Mountain, Kentucky's second-highest peak, and broadcasts at 15,000 watts to eastern Kentucky, southwest Virginia, southern West Virginia, and a few communities in Tennessee and North Carolina. It's an area that's generally known as Central Appalachia.

The Radio Regulars: Here you will find links to web sites of local public/community radio stations and programs, web sites for artists known for their regular appearances on those stations and programs with strong acoustic music emphasis.

Huss and Dalton Acoustic Guitars: Makers of fine hand crafted instruments, located in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia.

Taylor Guitars:: over 25 years of producing limited-edition and limited-run guitars that range from the unusual to the spectacular

Eno River Association: non-profit Corporation to assist federal, state and locat agencies to establish public parks along the Eno River Valley, to promote the preservation of the Eno through educational and scientific means, and to cooperate with other local, state and nationat conservation groups to preserve the environment.

The Double Stop Fiddle Shop & Music Hall: The shop has various makes and sizes of violins and violas as well as guitars,banjos and mandolins -- both new and vintage

The KingPup Radio Hour: A "Small Time Opry" recorded at the Eden Mist Theater, Euphoria Falls, NC It features the best in "Old Time" Country and Bluegrass music

History of Country Music: This exhibit looks at some of the influential artists and songs of the 1930's through the 1990's era by era.

Some Music Zines Online

Dirty Linen: The Magazine of Folk, Electric Folk, Traditional and World Music

Hornpipe: Covers Folk Music in the South.

Bluegrass Unlimited: Created in 1966, this publication is dedicated to the furtherance of bluegrass and old-time country musicians, devotees and associates.

Bluegrass Now: Featuring: Plugged In, DJ Hot Picks, Festival Calendar & Notebook and more.

Fast Folk Homepage: Featuring the Fast Folk Musical Magazine and the Fast Folk Cafe.

SING OUT!: Sharing songs and information about folk music since 1950

Acoustic Guitar: The magazine for all acoustic guitar players, from beginners to performing professionals.

iBluegrassFeaturing the iBluegrass chat room. Top bluegrass performers regularly appear in the chat room, including many scheduled chats.

Acoustic Musician Magazine: The how-to magazine for people who play acoustic string instruments. Each issue contains feature articles on musicians, movers & shakers in the music industry, venues, etc.: regular columns on lutherie, instructional material for guitar, banjo, resophonic guitar, mandolin and others. Also includes information and reviews on equipment, recordings, books and videos.

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