Folk Alliance 2011: A Wrap-Up

We hope you enjoy this mix. These 43 tracks add up to over three hours of music. It should definitely get you through a long drive or two! As you can tell, it was hard to pick our favorites from so many amazing performances. Take this as an introduction to the Folk Alliance experience. We’d encourage you to check out and download the full sets, linked here. Happy listening!




01 Atomic Duo – Mississippi Delta Blues

02 The 23 String Band – Catch 23

03 Spring Creek – Natural To Be Gone

04 The Honey Dewdrops – Nobody In This World

05 Finders and Youngberg – Driftwood

06 Evie Ladin – Home From Airy

07 Lonesome Traveler – All I Need’s a Sandwich and Something To Do

08 The Swells – Just When I Needed You

09 John Hartford String Band – Miss Ferris

10 Lonesome Traveler – Howlin’ Harlan Wind

11 Spring Creek – Mockingbird

12 Red Molly – ‘Til We Say Goodbye Again

13 Atomic Duo – Trickle Down

14 Finders and Youngberg – Back In the Band

15 The Steel Wheels – Hymn For the Unsung

16 Two Man Gentlemen Band – Darktown Strutters Ball

17 Lonesome Traveler – Old Copper Kettle

18 Dehlia Low – Climbing Devil’s Pass

19 Spring Creek – Cubavera Swing

20 Bill Powers with Spring Creek – Talk To Me Tennessee

21 Ryan Spearman – Sugar In the Gourd

22 Frank Solivan and Dirty Kitchen – July You’re a Woman

23 Elephant Revival – Old Rogue River

24 The 23 String Band – East Kentucky Water

25 Lake Folk – Smoke

26 Dehlia Low – The Change Up

27 John Hartford String Band – Delta Queen Waltz

28 Lonesome Traveler – A Little Bit Lonesome

29 The Nadas – Take On Me

30 The HillBenders – Talking In Your Sleep

31 The Steel Wheels – Working On a Building

32 The Swells – Walkin’ In My Sleep

33 Finders and Youngberg – Sold On You

34 John Hartford String Band – Bring Your Clothes Back Home > Boogie

35 Atomic Duo – SB 1070 Blues

36 Two Man Gentlemen Band – Fancy Beer

37 The Steel Wheels – Spike Driver

38 Abigail Washburn – Shotgun Blues

39 Spring Creek – Hold On Me

40 Finders and Youngberg – Muscatine

41 Dehlia Low – Going Down

42 Bill Powers with Spring Creek and Betse Ellis – Deep Ellum Blues

43 John Hartford String Band – Indian Ate a Woodchuck



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March 10th, 2011
Sarah Hagerman
by: Sarah Hagerman
Sarah lives a relatively quiet existence in Denver, Colorado. She enjoys dancing to bluegrass, trolling through sales bins at record stores, hiking, camping and attending screenings of old movies.


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