Category: – Festivals

Woody Fest 2018 — Lived up to Woody’s life completely

Woody Fest 2018 — Lived up to Woody’s life completely

| July 29, 2018 | Reply

This first appeared in the Friday, July 27, 2018, edition of Paris News.  Story and photos by Mary Jane Farmer, who still has about 2,000 more photos to process. Okemah, Oklahoma, celebrates one of its own every year, mid-July, with a music festival in his honor, and two other regional favorites, also Okemah natives, play […]

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Toyota TMR 2018 line-up announced

Toyota TMR 2018 line-up announced

| January 5, 2018 | 1 Reply

Short report and photos by Mary Jane Farmer You pick — Which is this year’s Toyota Texas Music Revolution headliner? Friday morning (Jan. 5, 2018), Dallas radio KHYI, 95.3 The Range announced its bigger name musicians for this 22nd TMR, now TTMR since Toyota became the major sponsor in 2016. And again this year, it’s […]

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Kerrville New Folk accepting entries

Kerrville New Folk accepting entries

| December 30, 2017 | Reply

The Grassy Hill Kerrville New Folk Competition for Emerging Songwriters is now accept submissions for the 2018 contest. Held each year at the Kerrville Folk Festival in Kerrville, Texas, this prestigious contest has long brought songwriters from across the U.S. and worldwide. Each year, as many as 800 songwriters submit 2 songs, which are listened […]

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WoodyFest, Saturday,Turnpike Troubadours, and extra

WoodyFest, Saturday,Turnpike Troubadours, and extra

| September 3, 2017 | Reply

Photos and short story by Mary Jane Farmer — Click on the links below for many photos! Just a short observation — Woody Fest, or by the full name The Woody Guthrie Festival, provides the best in acoustic or band, originals or covers of Woody’s and other folk singers’ songs, and people/volunteers involved. In addition, the […]

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Packin’ up for the road

Packin’ up for the road

| August 12, 2017 | Reply

Mary Jane Farmer, Texas Nexus, August 2017 It’s a 3-column list I have worked up — “PACK UP” it’s called. It’s what I have to reference and cling to when getting ready to go to all the music festivals in my life. And there’s a bunch! Me and Hippie Van head out. She has clean […]

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