Folknet is a not-for-profit group that promotes the local folk scene in Northeast Ohio... lots of great links from this page! Seriously think about joining, too. It's a grand educational group, as well!
Brian is a master of the fingerstyle guitar! Make it a point to catch him at his monthly appearances at the Winery at Wolf Creek, the Mustard Seed in Akron and many other venues! His latest CD, "A Child's Garden" is incredible!
Every First Friday, downtown Canton is transformed into a Live Music and Art festival that is beyond compare! There is music on the corner and music in the art gallery and in the restaurants... everywhere!!! You never know just what you are going to encounter... What a town this is! See you there!
Folk Alley has been online since 2003 streaming the best in Folk, Acoustic and Celtic music! Allied with WKSU-FM out of Kent State, an NPR affiliate, Folk Alley is listener supported and one of the last bastions of really really good radio out there! Support them!
Huge lyrics database with a wonderful discussion forum. Here is the place to go if you only remember a couple of words of some old song and it is driving you nuts... Trust me, someone here will know that song - plus give you the history, publication, performance and every bit of trivia possible! Great site!
Up north, near Geneva, this medieval festival is a delight... Top Notch performers come from all over the country and the atmosphere is wonder-filled! Come and listen to the roots of our American Folk music!
This is the BIG Renaissance Festival for Ohio! Take a step back in time and enjoy a royal jaunt in 16th Century England with all the food and music and fun that entails. Just think... a lot of what we regard as OLD Folk music was being heard for the first time in the old 16th!