Bedlam Bards’ are a musical group with two-and-a-half members; that is to say, usually there’s two of us, but sometimes there’s three. When people ask what kind of music we play, we often say Celtic, but in fact we play “Renfolk Music,” that unique blend of Celtic, English, Scandinavian, and American folk music mixed in [...]Posted On: March 16, 2008
The smell of rum, the sea, and black powder. The crashing of the waves and the sails snapping in the wind. The creaking of timbers over the raucous laughter of gentlemen of fortune. You’re not at a Renaissance Festival you’re there with the Musical Blades, part of the crew of the Prickly Bitch. Since the [...]
Directly from Austria and now touring along the US East Coast, Umnachter’s first album, Gedankensplitter is a great series of folk tunes with a great acoustic flavor. With roots music, overtone singing, throat singing, jew’s harp, guitar, and celtic folk, Robert Polsterer brings a great sound from the heart of the Alps.
Thyme Awaye has performed at Coffee Houses singing and playing folk music, since the early age of 12. She had an acoustic open jam that was well attended and received well by other musicians. Thyme Awaye has performed with various Area Bands as a Bass Guitar player and lead vocalist. “I Love Blues, So. Rock, [...]
Marooned started in 1995 at the Las Vegas “Age of Chivalry Faire”. Founded by faire veteran Bob Brinkman and Keenan Mills, by the second day of performance Marooned had grown to an a capella quartet combining over 20 years of faire experience and a variety of musical styles. Since that time Marooned has performed at [...]
STANDARDS is aptly named yet downplays their wonderfully exuberant, irreverent approach to well-known tunes,” says Margaret Moser of the Austin Chronicle. “Thoroughly irresistible, the Houston quartet joins the ranks of kilt-wearing, ass-kicking Irish rockers willing to cross genres to get their point across. Ten tunes leave the listener dying for more, like a pint of [...]
Howl-o is known for fresh arrangements of traditional tunes, captivating original songs, and energetic live sets. On “Ren-ditions”, their first full length cd, Howl-o breathed new life into 14 traditional songs. Since then they have produced two full length CDs, plus an eclectic Yule cd called “Merry”. They are featured on “Circle”; The Hurricane Relief [...]