First broadcast June 2, 2000

Summer Is A Festival Of Musical Delights

Although a few festivals have already taken place here in Connecticut, June begins an onslaught of almost weekly music festivals and concerts. This show revolved largely around June festivals and shows. We gave away a host of tickets throughout the night.

    Artist, "Title", Album, Label

  • Eileen Ivers, "Bunch Of Keys", Crossing The Bridge, Sony Classical


    Strawberry Park Bluegrass Festival, Preston

  • Ralph Stanley w/ Hal Ketchum, "How Mountain Girls Can Love"

  • Ralph Stanley w/ Patty Loveless, "Pretty Polly"

  • Ralph Stanley w/ Patty Love & Vince Gill, "If That's The Way You Feel"

    Three selections on Clinch Mountain Country, Rebel


    In Concert/Rich Forum, Stamford

  • John Gorka, "Thorny Patch", "Wisdom", After Yesterday, Red House

  • Lucy Kaplansky, "Ten Year Night", "Five In The Morning", Ten Year Night, Red House


    Mystic Sea Songs Festival

  • Lee Murdock, "The Ward Line", "Phantom Ships That Pass In The Night", The Lost Lake Sailors, Depot


  • Tom Lewis, "Rolling Down To Rio/The Old Grey Squirrel", "Rolling Home", Cargo Manifest, Borealis


    Fairfield County Irish Festival

  • Eileen Ivers, "Nearer My God To Thee", Crossing The Bridge, Sony Classical

  • John Whelan, "Jackie Coleman's/Bag Of Spuds/Bird In The Bush", "Dowd's Favorite/O'Gorman's Salute/My Cup Of Coffee", Come To Dance, Narada

  • Eileen Ivers, "Crowley's/Jackson's", Crossing The Bridge, Sony Classical


    ZooFolk, Beardsley Park, Fairfield

  • Ron Renninger, "All The Women I Loved", Music From The Final Woods, Vienna Virginia

  • Diane Ziegler, "You Were Welcome Here", One More Song/Passim Cafe, Philo

  • Ron Renninger, "Fall From Grace", Music From The Final Woods, Vienna Virginia


    Strawberry Park Bluegrass Festival

  • Laurie Lewis, "Stepping Stones", "Going To The West", Laurie Lewis & Her Bluegrass Pals, Rounder


    [And an added bonus: 30 extra minutes of the show. In the mail was an album recorded at various years of the Old Songs Festival in Altamont, N.Y., one of my favorite summer gatherings.]

  • Karen Mueller & Cathy Barton, "Forked Deer"

  • Ian Robb & Shelley Posen, "Farmer's Boy"

  • Cathy Barton/Dave Para, "The Bramble And The Rose"

  • Les Barker, "Arnold"

  • George Wilson, "The Titanic"

    All selections from Live From The Dutch Barn, Old Songs 2000