We are proud to honor:
Dave Moore, 2017 Folk Tradition in the Midwest Award Winner
and Andy Cohen, 2017 Lantern Bearer Award Winner.
Join the ceremony Thursday night, Oct 19th
One doesn’t condense seventy years into five hundred words without losing something in the translation, but if you can imagine a life in which all efforts were subordinated to a single, preservationist theme, that’s Andy Cohen. Ten years of grad school, thirty years of Archaeology, fifty years of playing old music and seventy years of listening to it in back of his advocacy position. As older ways of doing, making and thinking get replaced by shallow plastic pat answers designed for particular market niches, the older music that Andy and others do serves as a touchstone
Read more about Dave, Andy, and the annual FARM awards HERE.