(Re)Covered In Folk: Tom Petty (16 more transformations in tribute to a truly American songbook)
We try to avoid revisiting feature posts so soon after their first iteration, and generally eschew dipping too often into the same thematic lens-setting. We’ve got wonderful new bluegrass, indiefolk, singer-songwriter singles and albums to celebrate, and video finds burning in our eyes and ears. But a whirlwind weekend of family hospitalization as we struggle [...]
(Re)Covered: New coverage from old friends Chris Stapleton, Eli West, Scott Warren, Chris Bell, Ben Sollee & more!
Our regular (Re)Covered series finds us touting new and newly-discovered releases from well-loved folk, roots, bluegrass and acoustic artists previously celebrated here on Cover Lay Down. Today, we delve into the mailbag with news and new coverage from bluegrass stalwarts Eli West and Michael Daves, newly-minted Grammy winner Chris Stapleton and his singer-songwriter spouse Morgane, [...]
Unity House Concerts presents: The Western Den (February 20 @ UU Society of Greater Springfield, MA)
Cover Lay Down is proud to present Unity House Concerts, a folk-and-more music series hosted by yours truly and the Unitarian Universalist Society of Greater Springfield, featuring well-beloved musicians and new folk voices committed to the UU Coffeehouse tradition of channeling the spirit of community through song. Our 2015-2016 series features a diverse set of [...]
- Feb 14, 2016 Covered In Folk: Tom Petty (40 transformations in tribute to a truly American songbook)
- Feb 08, 2016 Forever Young: A Coverfolk Mix (with covers of MGMT, John Mayer, Bob Dylan, Wilco & more!)
- Feb 05, 2016 (Re)Covered: New Coverage from Old Friends Roosevelt Dime, Mikaela Davis, Sierra Hull, Pesky J. Nixon and more!
- Jan 28, 2016 Dog Songs: A Canine Coverfolk Mix with covers of The Stooges, Harry Nilsson, Nick Drake & more!
- Jan 18, 2016 The Folkier Side of Ed Sheeran w/ covers of tradfolk, Dylan, Nina Simone, Elton John, Jay Z and more!
- Jan 14, 2016 Unity House Concerts presents: Antje Duvekot (January 16 @ UU Society of Greater Springfield, MA)
- Jan 11, 2016 RIP: David Bowie, 1949-2016
- Jan 10, 2016 New Artists, Old Songs: 2016 Rising Stars (with The Oh Hellos, Elle King, Elouise and more!)
- Jan 02, 2016 Missed in 2015: Lost Songs and Late Arrivals featuring Jackie Oates, Meg Baird, Willie Watson, Hattie Webb & more!
- Dec 29, 2015 The Year’s Best Coverfolk Singles (2015) A-sides, B-sides, deep cuts, live takes & more!
- Dec 27, 2015 The Year’s Best Coverfolk Albums (2015) Tributes, Tradfolk, Covers Compilations and more!
- Dec 22, 2015 This Christmas, Vol. 3: More New Holiday Coverfolk from Hymns and Carols to Secular Wintersongs and Seasonals
- Dec 20, 2015 The Year’s Best Coverfolk Videos (2015) Part 2: Best Cover Sessions, Sets, and Series
- Dec 15, 2015 The Year’s Best Coverfolk Videos (2015) Part 1: Best Single-shot Living Room Covers & Live Cuts
- Dec 11, 2015 Celebrate ALL The Christmas! Coverfolk Mixes from Christmas Past (2008-2015)
- Dec 08, 2015 This Christmas, Vol. 2: Alternative Holiday Coverfolk from Leaf Pile, The Many, Tenterhook, Tides of Winter and more!
- Dec 05, 2015 This Christmas: New Holiday Coverfolk from Kate Rusby, Stylusboy, Alathea, Aurora, Boom Forest & more!
- Nov 29, 2015 Rise Again: Returning, Rebuilding, Recovering w/ covers of John Denver, Carole King, Steely Dan, Whitesnake & more!
- Nov 28, 2015 Small Business Saturday: On Buying Local in a Global World (A Cover Lay Down Annual Holiday Gift Guide)
- Nov 27, 2015 Unity House Concerts Presents: Mike + Ruthy (Friday, December 4 @ The UU Society of Greater Springfield, MA)
- Nov 17, 2015 New Artists, Old Songs: The Berklee Bluegrass Edition (with Grey Season, Honeysuckle, The Lonely Heartstring Band & more!)
- Nov 14, 2015 Paris Nights and New York Mornings (On symbols and sense in the face of tragedy)
- Nov 10, 2015 Unity House Concerts Presents: Matt Nakoa (November 21 @ The UU Society of Greater Springfield)
- Nov 07, 2015 (Re)Covered: The Omnibus Edition w/ Molly Tuttle, Red Molly, Nataly Dawn, Lucy Wainwright Roche & more!
- Oct 24, 2015 TONIGHT: Mary Lou Lord @ Unity House Concerts (October 24 @ The UU Society of Greater Springfield, MA)