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Americana and Roots Music Forum - No Depression

Is a Folkie just an Americana Artist Whose Band Quit? 12 Replies

Is Folk just a stripped-down version of Americana - I mean, like if this Americana songwriter's band suddenly stole all the equipment and drove off in the van, would that guy on the side of the road…Continue

Started by Jim Pipkin. Last reply by Allan Y McDougall Sep 17, 2013.

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Comment by The Medicine Show on June 22, 2014 at 5:00pm

Dumb Instrument are winners of The Billy Kelly Songwriter Award. the album Silent Beard will be released on Monday 30th June?

Suffering From Scottishness The Video

Now over 8,000 youtube plays.

"Should this be the next Scottish National Anthem" - The Daily Record


Dumb Instrument Silent Beard launch June 28 Oran Mor Glasgow as part of the West End Festival. 

Comment by Adam Kukic on March 27, 2014 at 12:29pm

My station plays Folk Alley prior to my Sunday morning show The Coffeehouse ... love starting my Sunday with Folk Alley!


Comment by Ernie Hill on February 19, 2013 at 1:22pm

Howdy folks, I'm a songwriter, reviewer from NW Arkansaw. I like this page! I am a frequent contributor at nodepression and several of the reviews and interviews I've uploaded here have been featured. Right now, I'm trying to draw attention to the first songwriting and old time fiddling contest for the 3rd Annual John Hartford Memorial Festival, held the last of May at Bean Blossom, IN. You can get all of the details, like how to win passes by writing the right song, at the website, and at the John Hartford Memorial Festival Songwriting and Old Time Fiddling Contest on FB. Also, on FB, Ernie Hill Birdsong Hollow Words and Tunes where I'll help spread the news about all of your doins, as well as my personal page there, Ernie Hill. Please ck out the articles and reviews I've posted here at and if you have  a recording you think you'd like for me to blog about, lemme know. Peace to you, Ernie

Comment by Thomas Hine on January 6, 2013 at 6:38am

'Forgive My Future' by Golden-based musician Thomas Hine was released yesterday and is available to stream and purchase at a variety of places.  Check out the profile here at ND. (or

Comment by Nena Anderson on June 18, 2012 at 2:02pm

Hi all!  I'll be performing a solo set this Wed June 20 in Los Angeles...would love to see you there!  9pm sharp   Show details HERE

Nena Anderson has earned 10 San Diego Music Award nominations in Americana, Jazz, Acoustic and New Artist.  She has collaborated with such artists as Cindy Lee Berryhill, Jack Tempchin and Candye Kane.

Comment by Leslie Krafka on March 13, 2012 at 7:45am

HeyFellow Folkies,

If you are like me and the extra hour of sunshine we get from Daylight Savings Time makes you feel new and alive....then it is logical that you might be inclined to take a few minutes out of your sunny day to listen to some music by someone you've never heard of....maybe someone like me.  If so, click on the link below and give a song or two from my CD  The White Cat Sessions a listen.  I hope you like it.


Leslie Krafka

Comment by Houston Jones on January 26, 2012 at 12:48am

Hello everyone,

Houston Jones is a San Francisco Bay Area high-octane Americana quintet  performing original folk, bluegrass, blues and gospel. Online we're at

Nice to meet you!

Kathy Pomianek

for Houston Jones

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Comment by kevin dooley on July 23, 2011 at 8:37am

great to be a member of this group and thanks to no depression. the new CD is doing really well very happy about it and thanks for the support



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