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Jamie at the 2007 Adirondack Folk Festival, Schroon Lake
Jamie at the 2007 Adirondack Folk Festival, Schroon Lake

Music: Adk singer/songwriter Jamie Savage

Singer/songwriter Jamie Savage says his love for nature and the culture of the Adirondacks inspires his music. Savage is an experienced climber who's traveled to many mountain ranges though he feels the Adirondacks are the most beautiful. He teaches at the ranger school in Wanakena. His music has been heard in coffee houses and on concert stages from Watertown to Burlington, and he was one of the musicians featured in NCPR's UpNorth Music Project last year. Jamie Savage joins Todd Moe in the studio to talk about his recently released second recording, "Hey Music."  Go to full article
Karen Solgård plays the distinctive Hardanger fiddle, which has an added  set of drone strings and is richly decorated--the lion of Norway replaces the traditional scroll.
Karen Solgrd plays the distinctive Hardanger fiddle, which has an added set of drone strings and is richly decorated--the lion of Norway replaces the traditional scroll.

Karen Solg?rd: Hardanger fiddle music of Norway

A taste of Scandinavia! Norwegian-American fiddler Karen Solgrd, from Minnesota, joins us live in the studio for folk music and conversation. She's in the North Country to lead a series of Norwegian folk music and dance workshops this weekend.  Go to full article

Preview: Blues/Folk Legend Geoff Muldaur in Edwards

Tomorrow evening, folk-blues legend Geoff Muldaur will play a concert at the Edwards Opera House. It's a chance for North Country music lovers to enjoy some great traditional American music in an intimate, rustic concert hall. Joel Hurd has a preview.  Go to full article

People: Singer/Songwriter Sara Wheeler

Sara Wheeler, originally from Michigan, is a mainstay of the Boston-area folk scene. She's performed her blend of folk/pop to packed coffeehouses, colleges and concert halls around the world, and she's touring the Adirondacks this summer. Todd Moe chats with Sara about how she developed her guitar playing and songwriting skills.  Go to full article

TAUNY Documents North Country Veterans' Stories

Martha Foley talks with Varick Chittenden, of Traditional Arts of Upstate New York, about preserving the oral history of area veterans - their memories and experiences of service - for future generations. TAUNY is an official partner in the Library of Congress's national Veterans History Project. A workshop this weekend will prepare local volunteers to collect those stories in the North Country.  Go to full article

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