Folk Music http://wyso.org en Si Kahn On Bristol Bay, Bluegrass and the Joys of Retirement http://wyso.org/post/si-kahn-bristol-bay-bluegrass-and-joys-retirement <p>Musician and activist Si Kahn returns to Detours in a phone conversation with Norm Whitman following a busy summer during which Kahn released two albums, <em>Bristol Bay</em> and <em>Aragon Mill: The Bluegrass Sessions </em>on which he's joined by the Looping Brothers.&nbsp; All of this happened after Kahn's retirement.&nbsp; Whitman and Kahn discuss the stories and causes behind the albums, environmental and social issues and folk and bluegrass music in the mainstream.</p><p></p> Sun, 29 Sep 2013 18:57:05 +0000 Norm Whitman 41353 at http://wyso.org Si Kahn On Bristol Bay, Bluegrass and the Joys of Retirement Mumford And Sons Hits Troy With Economic Benefits And Mustaches http://wyso.org/post/mumford-and-sons-hits-troy-economic-benefits-and-mustaches <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Miami County is preparing for a major tour stop by UK folk stars Mumford and Sons this weekend. The city of Troy, population 25,000, is anticipating an influx of 40,000 people and at least $12 million in new revenues for the region.</span></p><p>By Wednesday, downtown Troy was already overrun with semi trucks, workers, and, believe it or not, mustaches. Inside Hittle’s Jewelry, owner Jenny Nimer showed off her display of mustachioed jewelry, complete with what she called “bling.”</p> Thu, 29 Aug 2013 20:41:24 +0000 Lewis Wallace 38482 at http://wyso.org Mumford And Sons Hits Troy With Economic Benefits And Mustaches