Crossroads is a membership-supported organization devoted to creating resources for acoustic, folk, roots & world music business professionals.
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
The Ark a 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 quality 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.
Godfrey Daniels: A NOT-FOR-PROFIT, MEMBER SUPPORTED LISTENING CLUB Located in Bethlehem, PA
Folk Alliance 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.
The Cornell Folk Song Society The Cornell Folk Song Society is a non-profit membership organization that seeks to preserve and promote traditional and traditionally oriented folk music both on and off campus. Membership is open to everyone and is FREE for Cornell Students. Founded about 1950 ...
South by SouthwestSXSW Music Conference and Festival is one of the largest, most influential, and most anticipated music events of the year. Artists, agents, promoters, and talent buyers mix and mingle with hundreds of media representatives, managers, legal experts, and other professionals to hear amazing music of every genre and conduct crucial business.
Kirkland Art CenterThe Kirkland Art Center is an active, regional, multi-arts center, located in an old church, barn and connecting addition, on the village green in Clinton, NY.
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 estuaryęs complex
relationship with the coastal zone.
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.
South Dakota Friends of Traditional Music Sponsoring The Annual Sioux River Folk Festival
Theater at Lime Kiln: Located in historic Lexington, Virginia, Lime Kiln Theatre provides a venue for classic theatre, exciting Virginia concerts, various live entertainment, and civic contribution. Lime Kiln Theater is an exceptional outdoor venue that is rich in history, music, natural beauty, Appalachian culture, and tradition.
Bluemont Concert Series: Throughout the year, Bluemont presents a wide variety of community events such as school concerts, workshops and assemblies; performances in hospitals and nursing homes; public concerts on the green; oldtime country dances, and special events around the region. These wonderful and affordable events have become part of the fabric of community life in communities throughout Virginia.
The Albuquerque Folk Festival The Albuquerque Folk Festival is focused on public participation. It is about teaching, not just entertainment. Our goal is to pass on knowledge, skills, and traditions to ensure the survival of folk activities. We enlist organizations and individuals to demonstrate and teach wide-ranging folk activities that include old American, New Mexican, Middle Eastern, and other international traditions
Redwood Bluegrass Associates: a non-profit organization serving the San Francisco Bay area to promote bluegrass and related acoustic music through concerts and workshops
Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center The mission of the Livermore Valley Performing Arts Center is to establish and operate a world-class performing arts center in the Tri-Valley that promotes and encourages the presentation and creation of visual and performing arts while enhancing the public's appreciation, enjoyment and understanding of the arts.
The Community Church of Chapel Hill:
Inspired by the wisdom of diverse religious traditions and our own history of ethical engagement, we strive to nurture spiritual growth, support and care for each other, and effect change through our love for the world.
The Mainstay: The Mainstay is a 501(c)3, non profit dedicated to the arts, and serving Rock Hall and the surrounding region. We are dedicated to presenting local, regional and national level talent, at a reasonable price, in an almost perfect acoustic setting.
San Diego Folk Heritage San Diego Folk Heritage preserves and promotes acoustic music, storytelling, and Contra Dances in greater San Diego. We provide an opportunity for members of the community to see, hear, and take part in these activities.
The Freight & Salvage The Freight & Salvage Coffeehouse is a nonprofit community arts organization dedicated to promoting public awareness and understanding of traditional music—music that is rooted in and expressive of the great variety of regional, ethnic, and social cultures of peoples throughout the world.
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.