The term Folk Music has come to encompass a wide variety of styles, traditional and contemporary, based mainly on the musical roots and traditions of Europe. It includes: Regional and ethnic traditional musics of the continent, performed by people for and within their own community, passed on and evolving through live performance. Recorded collections of the aural tradition. Composed songs and music which have become so well known that they can be said to have "entered the tradition," and are evolving through repeated performance. Interpretations of the tradition, using different vocal styles and instrumentation. Maintainers and interpreters of European traditional musics in diaspora communities of North America and Australasia. Folk F Styles Music Arts.
- Folk music Folk music includes both traditional music and the genre that evolved from it during the 20th...
- Folklore The expressive body of culture shared by a particular group of people; it encompasses the...
- Folk rock A hybrid music genre combining elements of folk music and rock music, which arose in the United...
- People A plurality of persons considered as a whole, as is the case with an ethnic group or nation.
- Folk culture The unifying expressive components of everyday life as enacted by localized, tradition-bound groups.
- Folk art Folk art encompasses art produced from an indigenous culture or by peasants or other laboring...
- Folk metal A fusion genre of heavy metal music and traditional folk music that developed in Europe during...
- Folk punk A fusion of folk music and punk rock.
- Folk dance Folk dance are dances that are developed by people that reflect the life of the people of a...
- Folk religion In religious studies and folkloristics, folk religion, popular religion, or vernacular religion...
- Folk taxonomy A vernacular naming system, and can be contrasted with scientific taxonomy.
- Celebrates Tree Light Music Page www
Celebrates traditional music; includes articles on playing the button accordion, Light Music Page, learning music in sessions, and some resources on Irish and Greek music. Tree Light Music Page.
- Resources Traditional Music Pages www
Resources for people interested in traditional music; includes instrument tutorials, Music Pages, tune collections, session listings, profiles of Scottish performers, and a bibliography. Traditional Music Pages.
- Music Front of House Entertainment www
Music booking agency representing artists in the Folk, House Entertainment, Blues and Celtic genres. Includes roster of artists, news and contact details. Front of House Entertainment.
- Artist Noteworthy Productions www
Artist representation for Clandestine, Productions, Linda Dunn, Hot Soup!, Seamus Kennedy, Debi Smith and Tanglefoot. Noteworthy Productions.
- A BBC Radio 2: A to Z Artist Database www
A database of folk and acoustic artists, Radio 2: A to Z Artist Database, with profiles, audio clips and weblinks. BBC Radio 2: A to Z Artist Database.
- The Folk Blues and Beyond www
The performers and their music in London of the 60's. Blues and Beyond. Includes biographies and discographies of Bert Jansch, John Renbourn, Davey Graham, Nick Drake, John Martyn, Roy Harper and Jackson C Frank. Folk Blues and Beyond.
- Bluegrass The KingPup Radio Hour www
Bluegrass and Old-Time music in Real Audio. KingPup Radio Hour. Hosts Phil and Gaye Johnson are joined by special guests on each half-hour show. The KingPup Radio Hour.
- SPBGMA Society for the Preservation of Bluegrass Music of America www
SPBGMA has an annual convention and seeks to preserve the traditional spirit and art form of bluegrass. for the Preservation of Bluegrass Music of America. Festival calendar, events, news, SPBGMA awards, multimedia, artist and business links, and how to join. Society for the Preservation of Bluegrass Music of America.
- Blues About.com: Blues www
Blues information, Blues, MP3s, CD reviews, interviews, and history. About.com: Blues.
- Features The Delta Blues Museum www
Features an exhibit calendar, Delta Blues Museum, online displays: exploring the blues and about the delta. Also included are program and education information, museum support and a gift shop. The Delta Blues Museum.
- Folk KiwiFolk www
Folk and Acoustic Music in New Zealand. KiwiFolk. Information on clubs, FAQs, festivals, artists, resources, instruments, links and notice board. KiwiFolk.
- A Swedish Traditional Music Links www
A directory of Swedish folk artists, Traditional Music Links, music, instruments, events, organisations and clubs, and record labels. (Swedish and English) Swedish Traditional Music Links.
- San Cajun Zydeco Web Resources www
San Francisco Bay Area Cajun and zydeco music and dance information, Zydeco Web Resources, including CD, book and event reviews, special events, recommended related sites, and a Northern California schedule of events. Cajun Zydeco Web Resources.
- Promoting The Cajun-Zydeco Connection of Huntsville www
Promoting live Cajun and Zydeco music, Cajun-Zydeco Connection of Huntsville, dances, dance instruction and the culture of Southwest Louisiana in the North Alabama area. Includes event listings, photographs, and links. The Cajun-Zydeco Connection of Huntsville.
- Alexa: Folk
Alexa Directory Top Sites: Folk
- DMOZ: Folk
dmoz.org Directory: Folk