folk music

Passim Persists Festival Starts Tonight

The legendary Harvard Square folk music venue Club Passim is holding its first ever fundraising festival, Passim Persists. The online event featuring in-the-round performances from club favorites and regulars starts tonight, June 24, at 8 p.m. Like much of the music industry, the venerable music club has been closed since March and needs help from […]

Youth in a Roman Field with Liv Greene at Club Passim

Youth in a Roman Field wants to help you break the rules. The genre-crossing project of singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist Claire Wellin (of the art-rock powerhouse San Fermin, Apartment Sessions, and ‘Once’ on Broadway) incorporates sounds of “Appalachia, cayenne pepper, and ghosts” to create an original, progressive sound with sweeping vocals and haunting strings at the […]

Mouths of Babes Concert at Club Passim

With more than a dozen albums and over a thousand shows between them, Ty Greenstein and Ingrid Elizabeth of Mouths of Babes are no strangers to the contemporary folk music scene. For years, their respective bands Girlyman and Coyote Grace captivated thousands of loyal fans as they criss-crossed the country, rocked festival main stages, and toured with the likes of the Indigo Girls and Dar Williams. Now, as Mouths […]

Folksinger Amy Speace at Club Passim

A modern folksinger whose music nods to the genre’s 1970s glory days, Amy Speace has spent two decades chronicling the high marks, heartbreaks, and hard roads of a life logged on the road. She’s been a tireless traveler, chasing the dream from the coffeehouses of New York City to larger stages across the globe. Me […]