The Walls on Innis Oirr.

Room for Roots in Ireland

Ireland - October 2016

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We traveled the highway west nearly to Galway then took the Wild Atlantic Way, a lovely, winding coastal road, south and arrived in Doolin as night was falling. …We wound up in O’Connor’s Pub, where there was a wonderful traditional session going as we entered. Little did we know at the time that this pub is one of the top venues in all Ireland for exactly …read post

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“Room for Roots” in Sweden

"Room for Roots" in Stockholm - Andy May 2016 Tour

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October 3-10, 2016: Three very different gigs and some historic visiting!  See full photo album on Flickr

  • Izzy Young and the Folklore Centrum
  • Brian Kramer’s International Blues Jam
  • Tourist-ing
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Room for Roots Tour – Washington, DC, Area

September 29 – October 2, 2016

Ramping up:

September was a busy month! With the big Station Inn Room for Roots CD release concert and my performance with Kenny Malone at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum behind us, we headed out to Winfield, Kansas, and the Walnut Valley Festival. In addition to my usual whirlwind of my own sets and 

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Izzy Young, the New York Folklore Center, and Folklore Centrum

When I was a teenage musician in NYC in the 1960s, Izzy Young was one of the people who occupied a place pretty much in the center of the folk music world. He owned the Folklore Center, which he had opened in the late ’50s (I think) on McDougal Street. There, he sold a variety of books and LP records embracing a wide range of folk and ethnic music. Izzy was passionate – about folk music, about poetry, about politics, about social justice… about many things.

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Andy May - Room for Roots

Same Ol’ Blues

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Behind the Song

Coming soon

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