Category: – Festivals

WoodyFest again sponsoring songwriter’s contest

WoodyFest again sponsoring songwriter’s contest

| April 1, 2019 | Reply

Story and photos by Mary Jane Farmer, SceneInTown.com The upcoming Woody Guthrie Festival, affectionately called WoodyFest, will run from July 10-14 this year in Okemah, Okla., which was Guthrie’s birthplace. One of the highlights every year is the songwriting contest, which draws songwriters from across the United States and beyond. The good news is, there […]

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Kerrville Folk Festival—the zesty fest in so many areas!

Kerrville Folk Festival—the zesty fest in so many areas!

| February 6, 2019 | Reply

Story and photos by Mary Jane Farmer t’s a few months away, still, but Kerrville Folk Festival is releasing its list of performers in waves, a few last week, a few this week, and let’s hope more next week. And first on this agenda is to bookmark this Website. It has all the info and […]

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Photography is… No. 1-Immortality

Photography is… No. 1-Immortality

| October 17, 2018 | Reply

First in a series about photography and why I (Mary Jane Farmer) love it so much. Some of this is ‘borrowed’ from another source, most  is uniquely my own. Photography creates immortality — Every Thanksgiving, my family is at my house. It’s tradition. The grandkids take out the old photo albums and go through them, again […]

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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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