It Takes a Village to Make an Album: An Interview with The Weepies

Photo by The Weepies I first heard the heart-wrenching harmonies of The Weepies when I was in middle school and a friend of mine played their song “World Spins Madly On”. I was immediately struck by how the real-life couple’s…

The Ashland Folk Collective Presents Her Crooked Heart

Photo by DJ Kantner “It’s a miracle to be outnumbered by your own audience,” said Rachel Ries of Her Crooked Heart as she played to a packed house last Thursday during Ashland Folk Collective’s intimate show. Normally a quartet, Her…

Wynonna Judd & the Big Noise Coming to the Ashland Armory

Mark your calendars folks, Wynonna Judd & the Big Noise are bringing the fun and the music to the Ashland Armory on Wednesday, January 29th. Selling over 30-million albums during her 34-year career, Judd’s commanding voice will get you on…

The Infamous Stringdusters, Bringing Positive Vibes to Ashland

Photo ©The Infamous Stringdusters Do you need to blow off some steam after the first week back at school or want to continue your 2020 celebrations in style? Come to the Ashland Armory on Thursday, January 18th to sing, dance…

John Craigie Closes the Ashland Folk Collective Season with Nicki Bluhm

Photo by Autumn Micketti Tuesday found Ashland’s Unitarian Church filled to the brim with students and community members alike, as John Craigie took to the stage. Originally from Santa Cruz, CA but now based in Portland, Craigie’s mix of humbling…

Empathetic and Hilarious, an Interview with Singer-Songwriter John Craigie

Photo ©Seattleite Coined as “the lovechild of John Prine and Mitch Hedberg with a vagabond troubadour edge,” by The Stranger, John Craigie will be bringing his rustic sound to Ashland on December 10th. Known for his humor and realistic storytelling,…