Acoustic folk/rock all the way from San Jose.
A ragged bunch of young vagabonds who play rough rowdy Woody Guthrie-inspired
original songs they call ruckus music.
Americana/folk and country/rock trio. A lively combination of
originals and old favorites.
This wild, young, all-girl combo rocks
the old-time country sound. High energy and uplifting. Somebody
say, Yee Haw!"
Nationally-known Portland-based roots/Americana
song catcher. Bluesy/folk ballads. Selected album of year by Independent
Engaging, catchy, contemporary folk originals. Skillful guitar
and winning harmonies from this local quartet.
One of SF's best regarded new young Celtic
trios. Lovely, haunting vocals and engaging songs.
Haunting, ethereal, & lush original
songs of hearbreak and longing. Soulful singing, intricate guitar
arrangements, and placid,
shimmering cello. Imagine an acoustic Portishead and you won't
be too far off.
Accordion-driven European/Arabic/folk-influenced originals. Cafe
music without borders.
Traditional Celtic trio. Beautiful harmonies. Playing jigs, reels,
The Bay Area's outlaw folk band. Starting
to gain a national following for their unique, deeply felt, driving
folk rock sound.
Really solid country folk originals that bring
to mind the early 70s sounds of Burrito Brothers, Brewer and Shipley,
A capella traditional British Isles folk
songs from the always personable, always entertaining Robert Rodriguez.
Quite fun even for those who don't think they like this kind of
FFFest premiere of one of the best
ragtime, old-time, fingerstyle guitarists you’ll ever
hear. After busking around the country for the past 20 years,
is legendary among fans of ragtime guitar and music lovers in
|The Blue Roots
Oakland-based quartet that mixes New Orleans jazz, blues, folk,
and gospel into a happy infectious sound you have to hear to
|The Shut Ins
What can I tell you of the Shut-Ins? An
acoustic combo with guitar, ukulele and other instruments. Most
important, they feature close harmonies in the style of early
20th century acts such as the Blue Sky Boys and Louvin Brothers.